Ribosome small subunitPDB ID: 1FJG
Ribosomes build new proteins based on the genetic information carried in messenger RNA. This landmark structure was one of the first structures of the small subunit, opening up the field for further study.
Discussed Structures from Ribosomal Subunits
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