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Bacterial Protein Recycling Factor Possible Key
to New Class of Antibiotics


Representation of the three-dimensional cryo-electron micrograph structure of the ribosome-RRF complex. The ribosome recycling factor (RRF) appears in red; the small ribosomal subunit in yellow; and the large ribosomal subunit in blue.

Photo courtesy of Akira Kaji, Rajendra Agrawal, and Joachim Frank/Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

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