Polysomes - definition of Polysomes by The Free Dictionary
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Related to Polysomes: Polyribosomes
pol•y•some (ˈpɒl iˌsoʊm)
a complex of ribosomes that lines up along a strand of messenger RNA and translates the genetic code during protein synthesis.
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When DON binds to polysomes
and ribosomes within animal cells, it causes peptide chains to be interrupted due to altered initiation and termination sequences.
Translational step inhibited in vivo by aflatoxin B1 in rat-liver polysomes
In vivo pulse chase studies have shown a rapid rate of synthesis of filament binding proteins and actin monomers by cytosolic polysomes
which were incorporated in to microvilli (Cowell and Danielsen, 1984; Danielsen et al.