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pol·y·some

 (pŏl′ē-sōm′)

polysome

(ˈpɒlɪˌsəʊm)
n
(Biochemistry) another name for polyribosome

pol•y•some

(ˈpɒl iˌsoʊm)

n.
a complex of ribosomes that lines up along a strand of messenger RNA and translates the genetic code during protein synthesis.
[1960–65; poly- + (ribo) some]
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The novel methodology allows for the direct measurement of microRNA inhibition by determining the displacement of a microRNA from actively translating polysome complexes;
Current research focuses on optimizing experimental conditions for improved separation of monosome and polysome fractions in infected and control plant cells.
Differential regulation of polysome mRNA levels in mouse Hepa-1c1c7 cells exposed to dioxin.
Polysome profile experiments indicate that, under conditions of translational repression, target mRNAs are fully loaded with ribosomes, a number of which are engaged in active translation, suggesting that translation initiation and elongation phases are not compromised.