The Structure of the Eukaryotic Ribosome at 3.0 Å Resolution

@article{BenShem2011TheSO,
  title={The Structure of the Eukaryotic Ribosome at 3.0 {\AA} Resolution},
  author={Adam Ben-Shem and Nicolas Garreau de Loubresse and Sergey V. Melnikov and Lasse B. Jenner and Gulnara Yusupova and Marat Yusupov},
  journal={Science},
  year={2011},
  volume={334},
  pages={1524 - 1529}
}
A close-up view of the ribosome’s 79 proteins and 5500 RNA nucleotides. Ribosomes translate genetic information encoded by messenger RNA into proteins. Many aspects of translation and its regulation are specific to eukaryotes, whose ribosomes are much larger and intricate than their bacterial counterparts. We report the crystal structure of the 80S ribosome from the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae—including nearly all ribosomal RNA bases and protein side chains as well as an additional protein… 
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