3-dimensional structure of 5S rRNA

The crystal structure of Haloarcula marismortui large ribosomal subunit revealed deatails of three dimensional oganization of the 5S ribosomal RNA molecule. 
3-dimensional structue of Haloarcula marismortui 5S ribosomal RNA in large ribosomal subunit The orientation of the molecule and colours of the domains correspond to the respective domains in the secondary structure diagram presented below.
Secondary structure of H.marismortui 5S rRNA observed in the crystal structure of large ribosomal subunit. 

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