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Tracking tRNA packages

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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Fig. 1: Fluorescently labeled tRNA molecules are delivered into cells via electroporation.


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Kapanidis, A.N., Stracy, M. Tracking tRNA packages. Nat Chem Biol 14, 528–529 (2018).

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