Initiation-shift of trans-translation by aminoglycosides.


Trans-translation is an unusual translation in which tmRNA plays a dual function as a tRNA and an mRNA to relieve the stalled translation on the ribosome. In this study, we examined the effects of several kinds of aminoglycoside antibiotics, on trans-translation in vitro. A chemical footprinting study revealed that paromomycins bind tmRNA in the tRNA domain… (More)


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