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RNA, Ribosomal, 5S

Constituent of the 50S subunit of prokaryotic ribosomes containing about 120 nucleotides and 34 proteins. It is also a constituent of the 60S subunit of eukaryotic ribosomes. 5S rRNA is involved in initiation of polypeptide synthesis.

Year introduced: 1991(1988)

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Tree Number(s): D13.444.735.686.650

MeSH Unique ID: D012341

Entry Terms:

  • 5S RRNA
  • 5S Ribosomal RNA
  • RNA, 5S Ribosomal
  • Ribosomal RNA, 5S

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