Chemicals and Drugs [D] » Organic Chemicals [D02] » Sulfur Compounds » Amino Acids, Sulfur » Methionine » N-Formylmethionine
Chemicals and Drugs [D] » Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins [D12] » Amino Acids » Amino Acids, Sulfur » Methionine » N-Formylmethionine
Effective in the initiation of protein synthesis. The initiating methionine residue enters the ribosome as N-formylmethionyl tRNA. This process occurs in Escherichia coli and other bacteria as well as in the mitochondria of eucaryotic cells. MeSH
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