The Escherichia coli translational initiation factor IF3 is encoded by an mRNA that has an unusual ribosome binding site. We have explored a mechanism that may account for the translation of IF3 and that provides regulation of the quantity of IF3 relative to ribosomes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7061-7065
Number of pages5
JournalProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Issue number22 I
StatePublished - 1984


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