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Keyword - Elongation factor (KW-0251)

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Protein that associates with ribosomes cyclically during the elongation phase of protein synthesis, and catalyze formation of the acyl bond between the incoming amino-acid residue and the peptide chain.


  • Translation elongation factor activity


Molecular function


translation elongation factor activity [ GO:0003746 ]
translational elongation [ GO:0006414 ]


Protein biosynthesisMolecular functionElongation factorBiological process
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