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Keyword - Signal recognition particle (KW-0733)

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Protein of the signal recognition particle (SRP) which is a cytosolic ribonucleoprotein complex that induces elongation arrest of nascent presecretory and membrane proteins until the ribosome becomes associated with the rough endoplasmic reticulum or the prokaryotic cytoplasmic membrane.


Cellular component

Gene Ontology


signal recognition particle, endoplasmic reticulum targeting [ GO:0005786 ]


Molecular functionSignal recognition particleCellular componentRibonucleoprotein
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