Paper headings. A spectroscopist's view of RNA conformation: RNA structural motifs (P.B. Moore). Thermodynamics of RNA secondary structure formation (T. Xia, D.H. Mathews and D.H. Turner).
RNA structures determined by X-ray crystallography (J.A. Doudna).
RNA conformational dynamics (D.M. Crothers). Classical and novel chemical tools for RNA structure probing
(R. Giegé et al.). Chemical RNA synthesis (including RNA with unusual constituents)
(Y. Komatsu, E. Ohtsuka). The phosphoryl transfer reactions in pre-messenger RNA splicing (M.A. Garcia-Blanco et al.).
RNA editing (M. Öhman, B.L. Bass). Ribonuclease P (A. Vioque, S. Altman). Ribozyme selection (A.D. Ellington, M.P. Robertson).
Ribozyme enzymology (J.K Strauss-Soukup, S.A. Strobel).
Viroids (R.H. Symons).
Structural elements of ribosomal RNA (S.T. Gregory et al.).
Turnover of mRNA in eukaryotic cells (S. Tharun, R. Parker).
Applications of ribonucleotide analogues in RNA biochemistry (S. Verma et al.).
RNA in biotechnology: towards a role for ribozymes in gene therapy (M. Warashina et al.).
Appendix: Modified nucleosides from RNA (J.A. McCloskey).