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Tracking tRNA packages

Nature Chemical Biologyvolume 14pages528529 (2018) | Download Citation


Fast, single-molecule tracking microscopy monitors transitions between mobile and ribosome-bound fluorescent tRNAs to achieve nucleotide-resolution measurements of translation rates in living cells.

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  1. Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

    • Achillefs N. Kapanidis
  2. Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

    • Mathew Stracy


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