Rate of ribosome progression in eukaryotic cell

Range 1 to 8 amino acids/sec/translating ribosome
Organism Eukaryotes
Reference Piques et al., Ribosome and transcript copy numbers, polysome occupancy and enzyme dynamics in Arabidopsis. Mol Syst Biol. 2009 5: p.11 right column 3rd paragraphPubMed ID19888209
Primary Source Ryazanov AG, Rudkin BB, Spirin AS (1991) Regulation of protein synthesis at the elongation stage: new insights into the control of gene expression in eukaryotes. FEBS Lett 285: 170–175 AND Mathews MB, Sonenberg N, Hershey JWB (2007) Origins and principles of translational control. In Translational Control in Biology and Medicine, Mathews MB, Sonenberg N, Hershey JWB (eds), pp 1–40. New York, USA: Cold Spring Harbor laboratory pressPubMed ID1855586
Comments Literature values for the rate of ribosome progression in eukaryotic cells vary from 1–8 amino acids per second per translating ribosome, depending on the cellular conditions and the mRNA (see primary sources for reviews)
Entered by Uri M
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