Ribosomal Genes

  • Asen A. Hadjiolov
Part of the Cell Biology Monographs book series (CELLBIOL, volume 12)


The genes involved in the biogenesis of eukaryotic ribosomes include:
  1. 1.

    The genes of the four rRNAs: S-rRNA, L-rRNA, 5.8 S rRNA, and 5 SrRNA,

  2. 2.

    The genes for the structural ribosomal proteins (r-proteins),

  3. 3.

    The genes for the specific enzymes and other proteins specialized in transcription, modification and processing mechanisms resulting in the formation of mature ribosomes.



Xenopus Laevis Ribosomal Gene Transcription Unit Physarum Polycephalum Differential Replication 


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© Springer-Verlag/Wien 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Asen A. Hadjiolov
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Molecular Genetics, Institute of Molecular BiologyBulgarian Academy of SciencesSofiaBulgaria

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