Biopolym. Cell. 1999; 15(1):10-11.
A role of ATP hydrolysis in the ribosomal elongation cycle of higher eukaryotes
1Serebryanik A. I., 1El'skaya A. V.
  1. Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics, NAS of Ukraine
    150, Akademika Zabolotnoho Str., Kyiv, Ukraine, 03680


A comparative analysis of yeast EF-3 ATPase and 80S ribosomal ATPase of higher eukaryotes is presented. A principal similarity of their main properties is shown and a role cf these ATPases in protein biosynthesis is reviewed. A functional meaning of ATP hydrolysis in the ribosomal elongation cycle is discussed.


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