News tagged with protein synthesis

On building ribossomes

Ribosomes are organelles responsible for protein synthesis in all living organisms. Ribosomes are made of proteins and RNA (Ribosomal RNA, rRNA) and putting the several elements in the right location requires a precise multi-step ...

dateApr 18, 2018 in Cell & Microbiology
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Nano-switches in the cell

Mitochondria, best known for their role as cellular power plants, perform numerous vital tasks in the cell. During cell respiration, reactive oxygen species can be formed in mitochondria. If these are present in excess, their ...

dateFeb 02, 2018 in Cell & Microbiology
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