The process by which protein synthesis is closely coupled with the translocation of the growing protein to the destination within the cell, such as rough endoplasmic reticulum (rER) and plasma membranes
(For in-depth information, see reference 1.)
- 1 Schwartz TU. 2007. Origins and Evolution of Cotranslational Transport to the ER.
In: Jékely G. Eukaryotic membranes and cytoskeleton: origins and evolution. Texas: Springer. p52-60.