Vectorial synthesis

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Vectorial synthesis is synthesis of exported proteins by ribosomes in which the ribosome-nascent chain complex is bound directly to the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) and the nascent peptide chain moves through the ER membrane as it emerges from the ribosome .[1]


  1. ^ Lackie, John M. (2007). The Dictionary of Cell & Molecular Biology (4th ed.). Academic Press. p. 441. ISBN 0-12-373986-1.

Further reading[edit]

Fuller-Pace, F., Peters, G., Dickson, C. Cell transformation by kFGF requires secretion but not glycosylation, Journal of Cell Biology (1991) 115 (2), pp. 547–555