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The secret life of the ribosome

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Abstract

We begin by admitting that it is not yet possible to describe in molecular detail how ribosomes carry out the accurate translation of a messenger RNA. Indeed, there is still some question about how accurate protein synthesis really is. Nevertheless, some recent developments have provided unexpected insights into the origin and containment of translation errors. The principal thrust of recent work has been to explore the interpretation that the errors of translation and the strategies to contain them are of an essentially kinetic character. This notion can be motivated on at least two levels.

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Ternary Complex Error Frequency Stringent Response Anticodon Loop Translational Accuracy 
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