Translation rate of amino acid codons

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Organism Budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Reference Gilchrist MA, Wagner A. A model of protein translation including codon bias, nonsense errors, and ribosome recycling. J Theor Biol. 2006 Apr 21 239(4):417-34 Supplemental data table S1PubMed ID16171830
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Comments Range: 0.965 aa/sec (Leu, CUU) - 27.0 aa/sec (Gly, GGC), ~30-fold difference. Sørensen et al 1989 PMID 2474074 report a sixfold difference between codon translation rates in E. coli.
Entered by Uri M
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