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Definition of the noun 50s

What does 50s mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. The decade of the 1950s.
  2. Temperatures from 50 to 59 degrees.

Explanation

  1. 50s: This is a list of events occurring in the 50s, ordered by year.
  2. 50S is the larger subunit of the 70S ribosome of prokaryotes. It is the site of inhibition for antibiotics such as macrolides, chloramphenicol, clindamycin, and the pleuromutilins. It includes the 5S ribosomal RNA and 23S ribosomal RNA.
    • also known as 50S核糖体亚基

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