ribosome

Definitions of ribosome
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n any of a group of particles in the cytoplasm of a living cell; they attach to mRNA and move down it one codon at a time and then stop until tRNA brings the required amino acid; when it reaches a stop codon it falls apart and releases the completed protein molecule for use by the cell

“the ribosome is the site of protein synthesis”
Type of:
cell organ, cell organelle, organelle
a specialized part of a cell; analogous to an organ

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