This Biology Factsheet:
Outlines the differences between eukaryotic and prokaryotic ribosomes including chloroplast and mitochondrial ribosomes.
Describes the structure of a ribosome and their location in a cell.
Outlines how centrifugation can be used to separate organelles like ribosomes, according to their density.
Outlines the role of ribosomes in protein synthesis.
Emphasises the importance of proteins in living organisms.
Outlines the theory in which the presence of ribosomes indicate that chloroplasts and mitochondria were originally bacterial cells.

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September 2018


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357 Ribosome Types And Their Role In Protein Synthesis

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