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ribonucleoprotein

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A nucleoprotein that contains RNA.

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  • noun biochemistry Any nucleoprotein that contains RNA

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[ribo(nucleic acid) + nucleoprotein.]

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Examples

  • “A supraspliceosome model for large nuclear ribonucleoprotein particles based on mass determinations by scanning transmission electron microscopy.”

    Ruth Sperling.

  • P granules are ribonucleoprotein assemblies RNPs, and a given cell may contain dozens of different types of RNPs.

    Fundamental Mechanism For Cell Organization Discovered | Impact Lab

  • “Isolation and visualization of large compact ribonucleoprotein particles of specific nuclear RNAs.”

    Ruth Sperling.

  • A large number of small RNA molecules work in conjunction with proteins in ribonucleoprotein (RNP) complexes.

    Advanced Information: The 2006 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

  • We hypothesized that the protein can be a ribonucleoprotein, RNP, and the remaining mass is that of the nucleic acid component.

    Aaron Ciechanover - Autobiography

  • Briefly, proteins destined for transport possess N-terminal signal peptides that are recognized by the ribonucleoprotein Signal Recognition Particle; association of the SRP-nascent polypeptide peptide with the translating ribosome causes a pausing, which is released upon “docking” with the transport apparatus on the surface of the endoplasmic reticulum.

    On the evolution of Irreducible Complexity - The Panda's Thumb

  • Philip Siekevitz joined our laboratory in 1955 and together we showed that Claude's microsomes were fragments of the endoplasmic reticulum (as postulated by Claude in 1948) and that the ribosomes were ribonucleoprotein particles.

    George E. Palade - Autobiography

  • In concomitance with transcription and pre-mRNA processing, a dynamic repertoire of proteins are recruited to package mRNA forming the messenger ribonucleoprotein particle (mRNP).

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  • ATP binding and hydrolysis are likely to induce conformational changes in the hairpin that are important for RNA unwinding or ribonucleoprotein remodelling.

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  • ATP binding and hydrolysis are likely to induce conformational changes in the hairpin that are important for RNA unwinding or ribonucleoprotein remodelling.

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