Peptidyl Transfer on the Ribosome
Published Online: 27 JAN 2006
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Nierhaus, K. H. and Wilson, D. N. 2006. Peptidyl Transfer on the Ribosome. eLS. .
- Published Online: 27 JAN 2006
Formation of the peptide bond is the central enzymatic activity of ribosomes. The active centre resides on the large ribosomal subunit, and is made of nucleotides from domain V of the 23S-type rRNA.
- rRNA, function in peptide-bond formation;
- enzyme mechanism, template model;
- enzyme mechanism, chemical catalysis