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Elongation Factor 3 in Fungal Translation

  1. Kalpana Chakraburtty

Published Online: 19 APR 2001

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0000686

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How to Cite

Chakraburtty, K. 2001. Elongation Factor 3 in Fungal Translation. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 APR 2001

Abstract

Elongation factor 3 (EF-3) is uniquely required by the fungal translational apparatus. Understanding its function may provide new insights into the mechanistic aspect of translation for all systems. The information in turn may lead to the development of potential antifungal drugs.

Keywords:

  • protein synthesis;
  • fungal protein;
  • ribosome;
  • ATP-binding protein;
  • RNA-binding protein