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Fig. 1

From: Rotational restriction of nascent peptides as an essential element of co-translational protein folding: possible molecular players and structural consequences

Fig. 1

Schematic of protein backbone twist generated by the ribosome, sustained by the rotational restriction of the N-terminus, and inducing protein folding. A distal part of the protein must be anchored in order for the twist to be sustained and to facilitate the formation of secondary structure (a). As discussed in the text, anchoring proteins are associated with the ribosome itself in vivo (b)

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