Fig. 10: 70S Ribosome During Translation

The 70S prokaryotic ribosome consists of a 50S and a 30S subunit. "S" refers to a unit of density called the Svedberg unit.


Illustration of a 70S Ribosome during Translation.jpg by Gary E. Kaiser, Ph.D.
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