Ribosome Structure - • Codons 3 NTPs = 1 AA o AA...

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Ribosome Structure All RNA components mRNA, rRNA and tRNA come together in this structure two ribosome types with identical structure different locations free and membrane bound o Free in cytoplasm o Bound to endoplasmic reticulum Ribosome Function Protein Synthesis complexes where RNA sequences are converted to amino acid (aa) sequences
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Unformatted text preview: • Codons 3 NTPs = 1 AA o AA incorporated at 20/sec o average sized protein takes 20-60 seconds to assemble • Synthesis from amino- to carboxy- terminal of protein • many ribosomes can bind 1 mRNA...
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This document was uploaded on 11/03/2011 for the course BIOLOGY BSC1105 at Broward College.

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