Localization of collagen synthesizing ribosomes on the dense segments of the endoplasmic reticulum

Kenneth R. Cutroneo, R. A. Newman, P. M. Prichard, N. A. Guzman, M. M. Sharawy

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1. 1. Density gradient centrifugation has been used to separate the rough endoplasmic reticulum fractions of lung. 2. 2. The polysomes, which direct collagen synthesis, are predominately localized on the more dense fractions of the endoplasmic reticulum which had previously been shown to contain prolyl and lysyl hydroxylases.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)421-426
Number of pages6
JournalInternational Journal of Biochemistry
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1977


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  • Biochemistry

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