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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In 2000, Shilatifard identified E113 as the third member of the Ell (for "Eleven-nineteen lysine-rich leukemia gene") family of elongation factors, proteins that increase the rate at which genes are expressed.
Eukaryotic Elongation Factor One Alpha (eEF1A) is a multifunctional protein active in protein synthesis and degradation, binding actin and microtubules and several different signal transduction pathways in the cell.
Phylogeny of the Enterobacteriaceae based on genes encoding elongation factor Tu and F-ATPase subunit.
Diphtheria toxin: site and configuration of ADP-ribosylation of diphthamide in elongation factor 2.
Isolation, Identification, and Characterization of a Sugarcane Elongation Factor 1[alpha] gene and Its 5' Upstream Sequence
The Roleez wheel has tires made of soft, pliable polyurethane, which are said to offer a tensile strength of 900 lbs/in [2] and an elongation factor of 425%.
This paper is one in a series on an attempt to genetically engineer the components of fitness by inserting P-elements containing the heat-shock promoter and the gene for elongation factor EF-1[Alpha] into the Drosophila genome (Shepherd et al.
The liner will not tear because of its "memory" and elongation factor. Critical placement is retained with integrated "keys" or "locks." Figure 5 shows an example of a corebox with flexible lining, which replaced a multiple-piece corebox.
Additionally, the non-virus-originated human elongation factor 1 alpha promoter was developed for efficient high-level transgene expression [2].