initiator tRNA


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initiator tRNA

[i¦nish·ē‚ād·ər ¦tē‚är‚en′ā]
(cell molecular)
A special type of transfer ribonucleic acid (RNA) that initiates protein synthesis by binding to the amino acid methionine and delivering it to the small ribosomal subunit.
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