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polyribosome

Syllabification: pol·y·ri·bo·some
Pronunciation: /ˌpälēˈrībəsōm
 
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Definition of polyribosome in English:

noun

Another term for polysome.
Example sentences
  • The growing RNA chain still attached to the polymerase is a target for translating ribosomes or polyribosomes which are engaged in the synthesis of proteins.
  • The cytoplasm also contained some mitochondria, granular endoplasmic reticulum, single ribosomes and polyribosomes, and Golgi complexes.
  • Electron microscopy revealed cells with prominent nucleoli and abundant cytoplasmic polyribosomes.

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