The 530 loop of 16S rRNA: a signal to EF-Tu?

Ted Powers, Harry F. Noller

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The molecular mechanism of tRNA selection has remained elusive. Recent evidence, both biochemical and genetic, suggests the involvement of 'smart' ribosomes, that can signal the elongation factor Tu by way of conformational changes in ribosomal RNA.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)27-31
Number of pages5
JournalTrends in Genetics
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics


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