Protein synthesis in a cell-free extract from Staphylococcus aureus.

  • J C Mao
  • Published 1967 in Journal of bacteriology


Cell-free Staphylococcus aureus extracts have been prepared which actively incorporate amino acids into protein. The requirements for amino acid incorporation of this preparation were strongly suggestive of de novo protein synthesis, since it showed an absolute requirement for ribosomes, 105,000 x g supernatant fluid, energy source, and magnesium ion. The… (More)

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