Hasty decisions on the ribosome

Luke D. Sherlin*, Olke C Uhlenbeck

*Corresponding author for this work

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The ribosome must be very selective for aminoacyl-tRNAs while maintaining a rapid rate of protein synthesis. A recent kinetic study reveals how it is able to make quick and accurate decisions to maintain high fidelity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)206-208
Number of pages3
JournalNature Structural and Molecular Biology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Biology
  • Structural Biology


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