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Streptomycin - how does streptomysin inhibit protein synthesis?

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Marvell 22 Dec 2009

Streptomycin is effective against gram-negative bacteria, although it is also used in the treatment of tuberculosis. Streptomycin binds to the 30S ribosome and changes its shape so that it and inhibits protein synthesis by causing a misreading of messenger RNA information.

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