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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.[1]

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  1. ^ Carpousis AJ (2002). "The Escherichia coli RNA degradosome: structure, function and relationship in other ribonucleolytic multienzyme complexes". Biochem. Soc. Trans. 30 (2): 150–5. doi:10.1042/BST0300150. PMID 12035760.