Ribosome


Ribosome


Structure & functions:

→ Are small granules of RNA’s usually occurring in clusters called Polyribosomes.

→ Polyribosomes are attached to one mRNA molecule increasing its rate of polypeptide synthesis.

→ Hence, Ribosomes are “Actual site of Protein Synthesis”.

→ Types: Free Ribosomes (Present in Cytosol); Bound Polyribosome (Present embedded on Rough ER)

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