Description:  This diagram shows a motor that is 100 times smaller than a red blood cell. The green rod is DNA and the multicolor outer ring RNA. In the presence of ATP, the substance that powers biological processes, the RNA spins the DNA.
Source:  Purdue University
Story:  RNA forms nanomotor
TRN March 12/19, 2003
TRN Categories:  Biotechnology; Nanotechnology
Form:  Still

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