Biochemistry pp 227-246 | Cite as

Protein Biosynthesis

  • Jay Hanas
  • Albert M. Chandler
Part of the Oklahoma Notes book series (OKLAHOMA)

Abstract

A protein consists of 20 different amino acids linked head to tail by peptide bonds. The amino acids are arranged in a specific sequence in each particular protein. In order to accomplish this feat each cell must have: (1) cellular machinery by which the proteins are assembled; (2) informational mechanisms to designate the amino acid sequences; (3) enzymes and other factors to carry out the detailed assembly processes.

Keywords

Methionine Tetracycline Oligosaccharide Erythromycin Rifampicin 

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© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1995

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  • Jay Hanas
  • Albert M. Chandler

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