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Comment on the suppression of noise by the ribosome in the transition state for formation of the peptide bond
Author(s): Lou Massa
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Paper Abstract

In Shannon's information theory, noise is mathematically identical to entropy. The point of this comment is to highlight the role of noise suppression in the ribosome transition state (TS) reaction. When the rRNA of the ribosome peptidyl transfer center (PTC) is considered along with the reactants which pass through it, enthalpy but also, noise suppression, contributes to the catalysis of the TS reaction.

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Date Published: 13 June 2007
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6603, Noise and Fluctuations in Photonics, Quantum Optics, and Communications, 66030H (13 June 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.724827
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Lou Massa, Hunter College and Graduate Ctr. of CUNY (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6603:
Noise and Fluctuations in Photonics, Quantum Optics, and Communications
Leon Cohen, Editor(s)

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