WHO KNOWS THE RATE OF TRANSLATION??!! (AA/min)

Bernard Heymann bheymann at bragg.bio.purdue.edu
Wed Jan 24 12:50:10 EST 1996


In article <4e5hga$sis at rc1.vub.ac.be>, Hans Schepers <schepers at ulb.ac.be> wrote:

> Does anyone know a reference to a paper about
> rates of translation?

In the book edited by William Reznikoff and Larry Gold (Maximizing gene
expression, Butterworths, 1986) they mention a range of 2-5 codons/second
depending on codon abundance.

Hope this helps.

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