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comment Can DNA act as a translation substrate?
Yet Damiana et al. still say: "Is single-strand DNA translatable?" "With these experiments, our purpose was not to test whether or not ssDNA could be used as a translational template in cells but..." By "not really efficient", they mean they could not detect their intended peptide product, which seems more like "no, it doesn't work". "All previous work had tested if ssDNA allowed direct translation, but results obtained were not really convincing and the possibility that only some steps could be restrictive was not checked."
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asked Can DNA act as a translation substrate?