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Defective ribosomal products: peptides produced in cells by enzymic digestion of the natural waste matter of protein synthesis, such as misfolded proteins and prematurely terminated polypeptides arising from errors in the synthetic machinery. DRiPs play a role in the immune system as an important source of self antigen for presentation at the cell surface in combination with MHC class I proteins.

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