Ribosomes from Pear Fruit

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Science  21 Oct 1966:
Vol. 154, Issue 3747, pp. 408-410
DOI: 10.1126/science.154.3747.408


Ribosomes, subunits and polysomes, have been isolated from cells of ripening (senescent) fruit. Sedimentation in sucrose gradients, sedimentation constants, and electron micrographs confirm the physical resemblance of fruit ribosomes to those from other living tissues.