ribosomal binding site

A sequence of nucleotides near the 5' end of a bacterial mRNA molecule that facilitates the binding of the mRNA to the small ribosomal sub-unit. Also called the Shine-Delgarno sequence.

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • Ribosomal RNA — A molecular component of a ribosome, the cell s essential protein factory. Ribosomal RNA (rRNA) fabricates polypeptides (assemblies of amino acids that make up proteins). A tiny particulate structure located in the cytoplasm of the cell (outside… …   Medical dictionary

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  • Hepatitis C virus internal ribosome entry site — Protein translation of most eukaryotic mRNAs requires association of Met tRNA, several eukaryotic initiation factors, and GTP with the 40S ribosomal subunit. The ribosome can only bind the capped mRNA after binding the initiator tRNA. Translation …   Wikipedia

  • Hepatitis A virus internal ribosome entry site (IRES) — This family represents the internal ribosome entry site (IRES) of the the Hepatitis A virus. [cite journal | last = Brown | first = EA | coauthors = Zajac AJ, Lemon SM | year = 1994 | title = In vitro characterization of an internal ribosomal… …   Wikipedia

  • Tobamovirus internal ribosome entry site (IRES) — This family represents the Tobamovirus internal ribosome entry site (IRES). [cite journal | last = Ivanov | first = PA | coauthors = Karpova OV, Skulachev MV, Tomashevskaya OL, Rodionova NP, Dorokhov YuL, Atabekov JG | year = 1997 | title = A… …   Wikipedia

  • Aphthovirus internal ribosome entry site (IRES) — This family represents the internal ribosome entry site (IRES) of the the aphthoviruses . [cite journal | last = Fernandez Miragall | first = O | coauthors = Martinez Salas E | year = 2003 | title = Structural organization of a viral IRES depends …   Wikipedia

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