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Polyribosomes

Polyribosomes

Once the mRNA molecule is transported to the cytosol, ribosomes begin to translate the mRNA sequence into amino acids. Many ribosomes, or polyribosomes, translate the mRNA concurrently and move from the 5’ to 3’ end. These polyribosomes allow the cell to make a large amount of protein from a single message. This animation depicts the process of polyribosomes in action. ...

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