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Protein "Intentionally" Terminates own Synthesis by Destabilizing Synthesis Machinery — the Ribosome

News   Nov 23, 2017 | Original Story from the Tokyo Institute of Technology.

 
Protein "Intentionally" Terminates own Synthesis by Destabilizing Synthesis Machinery — the Ribosome

The ribosome becomes destabilized by the protein (nascent chain) it itself synthesized (IRD) and splits apart into the large and small subunits. As a result, the protein synthesis ends mid-cycle without reaching the end point. Credit: Hidekii Taguchi.

 
 
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