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Name: Ribosomes and Protein Synthesis
ID: m44529
Language: English (en)
Summary: By the end of this section, you will be able to:
  • Describe the different steps in protein synthesis
  • Discuss the role of ribosomes in protein synthesis
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: aminoacyl tRNA synthetase, gene, genes, initiator tRNA, Kozak's rules, peptidyl transferase, polysome, protein, proteins, protein synthesis, ribosome, Shine-Dalgarno sequence, signal sequence, start codon
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (
Copyright Holders: Rice University (
Maintainers: OpenStax College (, Cnx Biology (

Latest version: 1.7 (history)
First publication date: Aug 23, 2012 1:53 pm +0000
Last revision to module: Jun 26, 2013 11:54 am +0000


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Version: 1.7 Jun 26, 2013 11:54 am +0000 by Cnx Biology
Wiley errata

Version: 1.6 Apr 11, 2013 10:42 am +0000 by Cnx Biology
could not fix underline issue in glossary

Version: 1.5 Apr 10, 2013 3:21 pm +0000 by Cnx Biology
replaced "multiple choice" with "review questions",  fixed concept in action link

Version: 1.4 Mar 13, 2013 2:59 pm +0000 by Cnx Biology
Fixed summary

Version: 1.3 Mar 1, 2013 10:01 am +0000 by Cnx Biology
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Version: 1.2 Jan 29, 2013 3:08 pm +0000 by Cnx Biology
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Version: 1.1 Aug 28, 2012 5:09 pm +0000 by Cnx Biology
Created module

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