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  1. anticodon
  2. exon
  3. transfer RNA
  4. termination signal
  5. genetic code
  1. a group of three nucleotides on a tRNA molecule that are complementary to an mRNA codon
  2. b type of RNA molecule that transfers amino acids to ribosomes during protein synthesis
  3. c sequence of DNA that codes information for protein synthesis.
  4. d a specific sequence of nucleotides that marks the end of a gene.
  5. e a table that shows the amino acid that corresponds to each of the 64 possible codons

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. process of converting information in mRNA into a sequence of amino acids in a protein
  2. The covalent linkage between two amino acid units in a polypeptide; formed by a dehydration reaction.
  3. small organelle in the cell on which proteins are assembled; made of RNA and protein
  4. region of DNA that indicates to an enzyme where to bind to make RNA
  5. a nucleic acid that plays an important role in the production of proteins

5 True/False Questions

  1. RNA polymerasesmall organelle in the cell on which proteins are assembled; made of RNA and protein

          

  2. messenger RNAthe genetic message from the DNA which is transferred to the protein-synthesizing machinery of the cell

          

  3. ribosomal RNAtype of RNA molecule that plays a structural role in ribosomes

          

  4. start codona codon in messenger RNA that stops protein synthesis and causes the completed protein chain to be released from the ribosome

          

  5. stop codona codon in messenger RNA that stops protein synthesis and causes the completed protein chain to be released from the ribosome

          

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