polysome


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polysome

[′päl·i‚sōm]
(cell and molecular biology)
A complex of ribosomes bound together by a single messenger ribonucleic acid molecule. Also known as polyribosome.
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In both the liver and kidneys of Col4A3 deficient mice, a model that closely mimics Alport syndrome in humans, RG-012 demonstrated dose-dependent displacement of miR-21 from actively translating polysome complexes, and subsequent derepression of messenger RNA targets; and
This cell-free process involves polysome particles that contain a randomly generated polypeptide plus the genetic material coding for the peptide (mRNA), and one or more ribosomes engaged in protein synthesis.
Aptein's major asset is granted US and European patents in the field of polysome display.
When DON binds to polysomes and ribosomes within animal cells, it causes peptide chains to be interrupted due to altered initiation and termination sequences.