Proposed JMB cover (it was not accepted)

A quantitative model of ribosome binding uniformly
accounts for the statistics of the Shine-Dalgarno, the
initiation region and the variable spacing between them.
Two sequence logos are shown for the Shine-Dalgarno and
initiation region of E.  coli ribosome binding sites.  They
are separated by a histogram depicting the frequency of
different distances between the two parts.  In combination
these three components represent a flexible model for
ribosome binding sites.  Remarkably, the Shine-Dalgarno
matches the 3' end of the 16S rRNA depicted below it as 5'
A U U C C U C C 5'.  This figure was proposed as the JMB
cover but was not accepted.

A quantitative model of ribosome binding uniformly accounts for the statistics of the Shine-Dalgarno, the initiation region and the variable spacing between them.

The original postscript can be rotated and converted to a tif using this ImageMagick command:

convert -rotate 90 -crop 0x0+10+10 -density 300 -geometry 24% jmbcover.ps jmbcover.tif

Tom Schneider toms@ncifcrf.gov

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origin: 2001 Aug 27
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