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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Developing stages of the Antarctic sea urchin were further analyzed to determine the range of polysome size classes by quantifying the number of ribosomes attached to each mRNA transcript during translation.
2002) Crystal chemistry of the polysome ferrohogbomite-2N2S, a long-known but newly defined mineral species.
Second, after APP is synthesized on polysomes, this protein undergoes N-glycosylation in the ER.
7]GpppGm-mRNA was most stable in the cells and was incorporated into polysomes for protein synthesis, while GpppG-mRNA remained stable but was unable to be incorporated into polysomes (Fig.
Biosynthesis of lysosomal hydrolases: Their synthesis in bound polysomes and the role of co- and post-translational processing in determining their subcellular distribution.
Long-term morphine treatment decreases the association of mu-opioid receptor (MOR1) mRNA with polysomes through miRNA23b.
When DON binds to polysomes and ribosomes within animal cells, it causes peptide chains to be interrupted due to altered initiation and termination sequences.
The RER consisted of long lamellae containing a large number of ribosomes adhering to their lamellar walls and near of adjacent free ribosomes, forming polysomes.
Such groups of ribosomes are called polysomes and apparently allow the message to be used repeatedly before it is degraded.