Lipids associated with the aminoacyl-transfer RNA synthetase complex

Alok Kumar Bandyopadhyay, Murray P. Deutscher

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Abstract

Lipid material, amounting to 20 to 25% of the protein present, was found to be associated with the aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase complex. Evidence is presented that these lipids are almost exclusively the cholesterol esters of about seven or eight fatty acids. These lipids may be involved in maintaining the structure of the complex.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)257-261
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of molecular biology
Volume74
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 25 1973

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Structural Biology
  • Molecular Biology

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