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What is the structure and function of a ribosome?

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The primary function of ribosomes is synthesis of proteins according to the sequence of amino acids as specified in the messenger RNA. read more

The large subunits of the ribosomes function as peptidyl transferase center and it is the site of peptide bond formation. The structure of bacterial ribosome is made up of over 50 proteins and three large domains of RNA molecule. read more

The ribosome is the cellular structure and location of translation, or protein synthesis. It is composed of rRNA and protein. Normally, ribosomes are in the cytoplasm as a small subunit that recognizes and binds to an mRNA transcript and a large subunit, which is recruited to the small subunit to translate the mRNA into protein. read more

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