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There are millions of protein factories in every cell. Surprise, they’re not all the same

July 17, 2017

The plant that built your computer isn't churning out cars and toys as well.

But many researchers think cells' crucial protein factories, organelles known as ribosomes, are interchangeable, each one able to make any of the body's proteins. Now, a provocative study suggests that some ribosomes, like modern factories, specialize to manufacture only certain products.


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