Length of nascent polypeptide chain shielded in ribosomal tunnel

Range 30-72 amino acids
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Zhang G, Hubalewska M, Ignatova Z. Transient ribosomal attenuation coordinates protein synthesis and co-translational folding. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2009 Mar16(3):274-80.PubMed ID19198590
Primary Source Frank J, Verschoor A, Li Y, Zhu J, Lata RK, Radermacher M, Penczek P, Grassucci R, Agrawal RK, Srivastava S. A model of the translational apparatus based on a three-dimensional reconstruction of the Escherichia coli ribosome. Biochem Cell Biol. 1995 Nov-Dec73(11-12):757-65.PubMed ID8721992
Method A new reconstruction, obtained by low-dose cryoelectron microscopy and image processing of single ribosomes
Comments Value depending on the conformation of the nascent chains
Entered by Uri M
ID 103727