Functional Ribosomal Unit of Gamma-Globulin Synthesis

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Science  30 Apr 1965:
Vol. 148, Issue 3670, pp. 646-648
DOI: 10.1126/science.148.3670.646


Nascent protein synthesis is associated with polyribosomes in extracts of lymph node cells removed from hyperimmunized rabbits, if the ribonuclease activity in such extracts is inhibited. Prior treatment of the cells with actinomycin D markedly decreases protein synthesis by polyribosomes.