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rna
ribonucleic acid
rna structure
5 carbon sugar- ribose
phosphate group
nitrogen base- adenine, uracil, guanine, cytosine
messenger rna
single uncoiled strand that delivers amino acids to the ribosome during protein synthesis
transfer rna
single folded strand that delivers amino acids to the ribosomes during synthesis
Ribosomal RNA
globular RNA that makes up the structure of the ribosome
Protein Synthesis
is the process by which proteins are made in the cell
Transcription
Translation
Transcription
process by which RNA is made from the information stored in the DNA
Translation
process by which protein is made from the info in mRNA
Codon
sequence of 3 nitrogen bases on mRNA that code for an amino acid
anticodon
sequence of 3 nitrogen bases on tRNA that is complementary to the codon