Ribosome footprint

Range ~28 Nucleotides
Organism Unspecified
Reference Ingolia NT. Genome-wide translational profiling by ribosome footprinting. Methods Enzymol. 2010 470:119-42. p.122 fig.6.1PubMed ID20946809
Method Ribosome footprints are generated by nuclease digestion of polysomes in cell extracts. Nuclease treatment degrades the mRNA that links together polysomes, freeing individual ribosomes (fig 6.1)
Comments Ribosomes protect 28 nt mRNA footprint from nuclease digestion.
Entered by Uri M
ID 107874