Translation and ribosome assembly in extremely thermophilic archaebacteria

P. Londei, S. Altamura, E. Caprini, A. Martayan

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Abstract

Several features of translation and ribosome structure in extremely thermophilic, sulfur-dependent archaebacteria are described, including: i) a peculiar mechanism of transfer RNA-mediated 70S ribosome formation from free subunits; ii) poly(U) translation by hybrid ribosomes composed by one archaebacterial and one eucaryotic subunit; iii) ribosome assembly and homologous and heterologous RNA/protein recognition.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1465-1472
Number of pages8
JournalBiochimie
Volume73
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1991

Keywords

  • archaebacteria
  • phylogeny
  • ribosome assembly
  • ribosomes
  • translation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry

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