Definition of Ribosomes

1. Noun. (plural of ribosome) ¹



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Definition of Ribosomes

1. ribosome [n] - See also: ribosome

Medical Definition of Ribosomes

1. Small cellular components composed of specialised ribosomal RNA and ribonucleic acid (RNA). (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ribosomes

ribosemonophosphates
riboses
riboside
ribosides
ribosomal
ribosomal RNA
ribosomal neutral proteinase
ribosomal protein
ribosomal protein S6 kinase kinase
ribosomal protein s6 kinase
ribosomal proteins
ribosomally
ribosome
ribosome-lamella complex
ribosome binding site
ribosomes (current term)
ribosomic
ribosomopathy
ribostamycin
ribostamycin 3'-O-phosphotransferase
ribosuria
riboswitch
riboswitches
ribosyl
ribosylate
ribosylates
ribosylating
ribosylation
ribosylations
ribosylhydrolase

Literary usage of Ribosomes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Inside the Cell by Maya Pines (1990)
"However, due to their crucia role in protein manufacture, ribosomes can ... In E. coli, for example, ribosomes account for one-fourth of the cell's mass. ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"However, when isolated components can be reconstituted to form functional ribosomes, the experimental opportunities become limitless. ..."

3. Biographical Memoirs by National Academy Of Sciences, National Academy of Sciences Staff, Caroline K. McEuen (1980)
"In 1964 Luigi and his colleagues published the first of a long series of papers on bacterial ribosomes that were to dramatically change the thinking of ..."

4. Genetic Manipulation in Crops: Proceedings of the International Symposium on by International Rice Research Institute (1988)
"ribosomes are scarce. Cytoplasm of MP is repopulated with rich ribosomes and other organelles at the 4-8 cell stage. Mitochondria develop complex cristae ..."

5. Read & Understand Science Grades 4-6 by Delana Heidrich, Judith Herbst, Kathleen Simpson (2007)
"Its structure is perfectly suited to its job—to support the cell's other parts, called organelles Some of these organelles include ribosomes, mitochondria, ..."

6. Crossing Over: The Basics of Evolution : Workbook for Teachers by Edith Dempster (2006)
"ribosomes are small cell organelles that contain rRNA and protein. ... Usually several ribosomes move along the mRNA molecule at the same time so that ..."

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