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23/09/2007 21:18:00 Key differences between DNA and RNA Polymerase RNA has one polynucleotide Strand Ribose vs deoxyribose Uracil is used in RNA, Thymine in DNA RNA Messenger RNA travels from the nucleus to the cytoplasm o Serves as a template for the synthesis of proteins in the ribosomes The process by which RNA forms is known as TRANSCRIPTION Transfer RNA, tRNA translates the language of DNA in the mRNA message  into protein language-  TRANSLATION RNA Polymerase Catalyze the synthesis of RNA from template DNA.  o Recognizes certain bases in DNA double helix and binds to them o RNA polymerase denatures short (ten base pairs) stretch of DNA.  Open Complex o Unlike DNA polymerase, RNA polymerase does not need a primer o Like DNA polymerase, RNA polymerase is  processive  meaning that  one enzyme-template binding event causes polymerization of 
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