elongation factor


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elongation factor

[ē‚loŋ′gā·shən ‚fak·tər]
(biochemistry)
Any of several proteins required for elongation of growing polypeptide chains during protein synthesis.
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Mechanism of action of Pseudomonas aeruginosa exotoxin A in experimental mouse infections: adenosine diphosphate ribosylation of elongation factor 2.
In a number of bacteria, these two genes are associated with a third gene that encodes the Bacterial Elongation Factor P, which is involved in protein production.
The IMiD was found to significantly decrease gene expression including c-myc, (70 percent), integrin beta7 (40 percent), cell cycle protein p38 and elongation factor 1alpha (50 percent).
Selective inhibition of positive transcription elongation factor b (P-TEFb) may add a new key mechanism of action to current cancer therapies via the suppression of anti-apoptotic signals.
Elongation Factor Converts Canola Oil To Industrial Feedstock