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Scientists discover a molecular timer based on stalling ribosomes - Phys.Org


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Ribosome stalls while reading the stop codon that lead to stopping the synthesis of Amd1. Credit: Dmitry Andreev. A molecular biologist from Lomonosov Moscow State University and international colleagues discovered a special mechanism of protein ...

MSU-based scientists discovered a molecular timer based on stalling ribosomes - EurekAlert (press release)


EurekAlert (press release)
A molecular biologist from Lomonosov Moscow State University together with foreign colleagues discovered a special mechanism of protein synthesis regulation that they called a "molecular timer". It controls the number of protein molecules produced by a ...

Ribosomes

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Explanation of how the information encoded in mRNA is translated into a polypeptide. Includes differences between prokaryotes and eukaryotes by John W. Kimball, now retired from Harvard College.

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Article, with links to researchers, on elucidating structure of ribosomal RNA from X-ray crystallagraphy, and their function at the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, St. Edward's University, Austin, TX.