Ch_17_Notes_Tiff - polypetide chain 50 AA long but that has...

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Pre-mRNA—has to be processed (Modifications to form final mRNA: 5’ cap; 3’ Poly A Tail) Prokaryotes: Initiation—formyl Met f-Met stays Eukaryotes: Initiation—Met Met leaves (?) SD Sequence: 5’ cap on mRNA that small ribosome sunbunit finds to start translation QUESTION: What is the minimum number of tRNA molecules needed to produce a
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Unformatted text preview: polypetide chain 50 AA long but that has only 16 different kinds of amino acids? 16—one tRNA for every AA Why study translation? To find drugs that inhibit translation specific processes for prokaryotic cells...
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This note was uploaded on 09/01/2009 for the course BIO 311C taught by Professor Satasivian during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas.

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