Number of phosphate bonds (ATP equivalents) for translation per amino acid incorporated into protein

Value 4 ~P
Organism Generic
Reference Physiology of the bacterial cell, Neidhardt, Ingraham and Schaechter, Sinauer Press 1990, pp. 95
Comments One ATP->AMP (2 ~P) for activation, one GTP->GDP for EF-Tu mediated transfer on the aminoacyl-tRNA to the A site, one GTP->GDP for the EF-G translocation of peptidyl-tRNA to the P site
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