The termination of translation

Sabine Petry, Albert Weixlbaumer, V. Ramakrishnan

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Recent results from cryoelectron microscopy, crystallography, and biochemical experiments have shed considerable light on the process by which protein synthesis is terminated when a stop codon is reached. However, a detailed understanding of the underlying mechanisms will require higher-resolution structures of the various states involved.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)70-77
Number of pages8
JournalCurrent Opinion in Structural Biology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 2008
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Molecular Biology
  • Structural Biology


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