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Cyclic peptides extracted from carpophores of various mushroom species. They are potent inhibitors of RNA polymerases in most eukaryotic species, blocking the production of mRNA and protein synthesis. These peptides are important in the study of transcription. Alpha-amanitin is the main toxin from the species Amanitia phalloides, poisonous if ingested by humans or animals.
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Initiation of transcription in nuclei isolated from adenovirus infected cells. Nucleic Acids Res. 1978 Jan; 5(1):205-19.
Two initiation sites for adenovirus 5.5S RNA. Nucleic Acids Res. 1978 Jan; 5(1):195-204.
A new species of virus-coded low molecular weight RNA from cells infected with adenovirus type 2. Cell. 1976 Apr; 7(4):585-93.