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Molecular Model for Protein Synthesis

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Science  07 Jun 1963:
Vol. 140, Issue 3571, pp. 1092-1095
DOI: 10.1126/science.140.3571.1092

Abstract

Molecular models constructed for RNA, adapter RNA, and the ribosome are consistent with available physical-chemical data. These components can be assembled to produce a stereochemically sound model for the template mechanism in protein synthesis.