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Protein synthesis

Definition

noun, plural: syntheses

(biology) The creation of proteins by cells that uses DNA, RNA and various enzymes.


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Word origin: protein: from Late Greek prōteios, of the first quality, from Greek prōtos, first; synthesis: Latin, collection, from Greek sunthesis, from suntithenai, to put together.


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Re: Totipotent Stem Cell From Molecular Components

I am not saying # of protein x = # of protein y(In fact this is almost never the case). Rather I am saying ... test tube with RNA polymerases, Ribosomes, and other proteins that help with protein synthesis. I then look at the structure of the protein as is and inside a cell(every single ...

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by caters
Fri Aug 01, 2014 1:42 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Totipotent Stem Cell From Molecular Components
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Re: Why is ATP rather than GTP, CTP or TTP the energy currency?

... OF THE TIME , BUT “ NOT ALL OF THE TIME” : GTP is primarily used for Protein synthesis at the ribosomes . GTP hydrolysis is SLOW .* The extra amount of time prior to GTP ...

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by metingun2
Sun Oct 06, 2013 11:53 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Why is ATP rather than GTP, CTP or TTP the energy currency?
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Protein synthesis during S phase

As far as I remember being told, only histone synthesis is active during replication. I was guessing the inactivation of all other protein synthesis had something to do with CDK/cyclin levels, some phosphorylation, or something ...

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by yuriw
Wed Sep 25, 2013 4:14 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Protein synthesis during S phase
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Views: 1758

Protein synthesis during S phase

Are you sure there is no protein synthesis during S phase? If it is so, I'd say it's because the DNA is busy with all the replication and thus ...

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by JackBean
Wed Sep 25, 2013 11:10 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Protein synthesis during S phase
Replies: 3
Views: 1758

Protein synthesis during S phase

Hi, Why does protein synthesis no occur during the S phase? i.e., why is there no transcription during replication (I'm assuming transcription, ...

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by yuriw
Wed Sep 25, 2013 3:03 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Protein synthesis during S phase
Replies: 3
Views: 1758
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