Messenger RNA: Interaction with Ribosomes
Published Online: 19 APR 2001
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How to Cite
Carr-Schmid, A. and Kinzy, T. G. 2001. Messenger RNA: Interaction with Ribosomes. eLS. .
- Published Online: 19 APR 2001
The recruitment and binding of a messenger RNA (mRNA) to the ribosome is a highly specific and regulated process. This process depends on unique sequences and structures within the mRNA, soluble auxiliary factors as well as the RNA and protein components of the ribosome to allow the synthesis of proteins.
- messenger RNA;
- translation factor;