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Keyword - Elongation factor (KW-0251)

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Definition

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.

Synonyms

  • Translation elongation factor activity

Category

Molecular function

GOi

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

Graphical

Protein biosynthesisMolecular functionElongation factorBiological process

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