polysome

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polyribosome

 [pol″e-ri´bo-sōm]
a cluster of ribosomes connected with messenger RNA; they play a role in peptide synthesis.

polysome

/poly·some/ (pol´e-sōm) polyribosome.

polysome

(pŏl′ē-sōm′)

polysome

[pol′isōm]
Etymology: Gk, polys + soma, body
a group of ribosomes joined by a molecule of messenger RNA containing a portion of the genetic code that is to be translated. Polysomes are found in the cytoplasm during protein synthesis. Also called ergosome, polyribosome. See also translation.

polysome

see POLYRIBOSOME.

polysome

polyribosome. See also ribosome.
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As a result of larger genetic diversities, higher affinity binders are found with polysomes than with phage display.
From the literature, it appears that a peptide binding the thrombopoietin (TPO) receptor has been produced by this method, and at least two other research organizations are displaying and selecting antibodies from polysomes made in vitro.
The biotechnology firm is focused on the use of polysome methods to isolate molecules that bind specific targets and to engineer proteins for improved or novel activities.