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Access to the article is free, however registration and sign-in are required. For 20 years, Kornberg and his group have doggedly tried to solve the riddle of the structure of Pol II, the eukaryotic multisubunit RNA polymerase that is a colossus among enzymes. As Joan and Ronald Conaway discuss in their Perspective, Kornberg's group have now achieved this goal, revealing to the world the 3.5 Å resolution x-ray crystal structure of yeast Pol II (Cramer et al.)

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      protein structure,NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_BEN,transcription,mRNA synthesis,RNA polymerases (RNAPs),Life Science,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110722030920885T,RNA polymerase II (Pol II)

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