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Unformatted text preview: II. Ribosome structure a. Each ribosome consists of a large and small subunit b. Small subunit binds to the mRNA c. Large unit has 3 binding site i. Exit site peptidosyte aminoacyle site d. Ribosome structure i. Usually on his exams he only has two binding sites, the a and p site III. Initiation a. Translation begins with the formation of an initiation complex b. A specific sequence has the small subunit bind to it IV. Elongation a. The growing polypeptide chain is added to each new amino acid; then the ribosome moves one codon forward b. First part of proten usually gert cut off V. Posttranslational processing a. Proteolysis b. Glocoosylation c. Phyosphorylation d....
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