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Prelude: Thinking about protein synthesis I remember the time when there were only two sites on the ribosome, and when it became clear there were more, I resented the need to make my lecture notes and my contribution to a venerable text book more complicated. So I am neither a devotee nor an expert on the exit site, but if asked to guess who was right (even ...


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No. According to page 369 of the 9th edition of Biochemistry by Campbell: "The structure of the eukaryotic ribosome is different in that there is no E site, only the A and P sites."


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Disclaimer It is not clear to me that requests for references are on-topic here. In general I would think not, as they are subjective and not about biology per se. I therefore solicit neither votes for, or acceptance of, this answer. I would have used the comment area to provide references, but there isn’t really enough space, so I decided to flesh it out ...


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