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Control of rRNA and ribosome synthesis

  • Richard L. Gourse
  • Wilma Ross

Abstract

In rapidly growing bacteria, the synthesis of ribosomes accounts for the cell’s single largest expenditure of biosynthetic energy. Under these conditions, the cell contains more than 70,000 ribosomes, each of which is constructed from more than 50 ribosomal proteins and 3 ribosomal RNAs.

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Stringent Response Amino Acid Starvation rRNA Operon Stringent Control rRNA Synthesis 
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