(= RNA degradosome) Multienzyme complex in E. coli that contains exoribonuclease, polynucleotide phosphorylase (PNPase), endoribonuclease E (RNAase E), enolase and Rh1B (a member of the DEAD-box family of ATP-dependent RNA helicases).


The degradosome is a multi-protein complex present in most bacteria that is involved in the processing of ribosomal RNA and the degradation of messenger RNA. It contains the proteins RNA helicase B, RNase E and Polynucleotide phosphorylase. ...
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