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cell

(Enemy combatants), noun enemy group, exxremist group, rebel organization, saboteurs, subversives, unnerground extremists
Associated concepts: enemy combatants, justice courts, miliiary tribunals, Patriotic Act, prison cells, sleeper cell, terrorist cell

cell

(jail), noun cage, cella, chamber, compartment, confined room, confinement, cubicle, cubiculum, enclosed cage, incarceration, jailhouse, penitentiary, pound, prison, prison house, small cavity, small room, solitary abode
See also: chamber, jail, penitentiary, prison

CELL. A small room in a prison. See Dungeon.

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In this study, researchers again used structure-based design to map and re-engineer how spectinomycin binds to the ribosomes of clinically important bacteria with a focus on generating compounds that work on a broader spectrum of disease-causing bacteria.
The code signals could get destroyed, or it could be part of a test to see whether the ribosome is working properly.
5) Located in nearly every cell in the body, ribosomes are the sites of protein production and are intimately involved in the function of every tissue, organ, and system.
The rpsL gene encodes the 12S protein, which is a structural component of the ribosome.
The cytoplasm appeared electron-dense and contained numerous ribosomes (Figs.
mRNA moves out of the nucleus of the cell to a free ribosome in the cytoplasm to begin the process of protein synthesis.
In our case, the work relating to ribosome is finding applications within ten years after the discovery of its structure," the physicist- turned- biologist said, when asked about the practical utility of fundamental work in science.
STOCKHOLM: Three scientists who produced atom-by-atom maps of the mysterious, life-giving ribosome won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry on Wednesday, a breakthrough that has been vital for the development of new antibiotics.
Ada Yonath was awarded the 2009 Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for "studies of the structure of the ribosome.
Many known, commercially valuable antibiotics exert their effects by binding to the bacterial ribosome.