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Signal recognition particle

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noun

A protein-RNA complex important in binding to the mRNA for the recognition of signal peptide on a nascent protein and subsequently guide it to the target destination within the cell, such as rough endoplasmic reticulum in eukaryotes and plasma membrane in prokaryotes, through docking to signal recognition particle receptor


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Re: I am afraid to ask but, High school freshman - Honors Class

... the third base of codons and anticodons D. a signal-recognition particle corrects coding errors E. transcribed errors attract snRNPs, ...

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by tatum123
Fri Sep 12, 2008 6:55 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: I am afraid to ask but, High school freshman - Honors Class
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organelles (both plant and animal)

... once a part of the protein is synthetised(the signal sequence) a protein named the signal recognition particle attaches to the protein being made, stopping protein synthesis. ...

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by MrMistery
Mon Apr 16, 2007 11:07 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: organelles (both plant and animal)
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What is SRP?

Hi, What does a signal recognition particle look like and what are its functions? (does anyone happen to know ...

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by KTK
Tue Mar 29, 2005 6:55 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: What is SRP?
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