Archaeal rRNA operons

Trends Biochem Sci. 1991 Jan;16(1):22-6. doi: 10.1016/0968-0004(91)90011-j.


Ribosomal RNA (rRNA) operons of the archaea reflect both the unity and the diversity of this third primary taxon. They have proven to be a rich source of both molecular biological and phylogenetic information.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Archaea / analysis
  • Archaea / genetics*
  • Base Sequence
  • Consensus Sequence
  • Genes, Regulator
  • Introns
  • Molecular Sequence Data
  • RNA Splicing
  • rRNA Operon*