Stoichiometry of aminoacyl-transfer RNA binding and GTP cleavage during chain elongation and translocation

Y. Ono, A. Skoultchi, J. Waterson, P. Lengyel

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Abstract

One GTP molecule is cleaved for each aminoacyl-transfer RNA molecule bound to the ribosome during peptide chain elongation. Cleavage of further GTP is needed for translocation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)697-701
Number of pages5
JournalNature
Volume223
Issue number5207
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 1969
Externally publishedYes

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