Problem 8, 130C - Ile to Val-tRNA Ile that would be...

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Problem 8 (Due Apr. 28 th ) Isoleucine and valine differ from each other by the presence of an additional methylene group in ile. Based on the information that the binding energy of a methylene group is ~12 kJ per mole, and that the typical cellular concentration of val is five times that of ile, approximate the ratio of Ile-tRNA
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Unformatted text preview: Ile to Val-tRNA Ile that would be produced by Ile-Aminoacyl tRNA Synthase purely on the basis of the relative binding affinities for the two amino acids....
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