Ribosomal quality control

Posted by on October 6, 2016 4:27 pm
Categories: health

The assembly of proteins to form larger macromolecular structures within cells is linked to ribosomes and thus to their synthesis through the process of translation. Ribosomes adopt the role of a quality “checkpoint” in this context: They make sure that newly built proteins are directly fed into the production lines of macromolecular complexes.

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