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Unformatted text preview: a. Describe the characteristics of a G protein. b. If your mRNA loses its 5 cap following nuclear export, what effect will this have on translation? c. (1) What is the first tRNA that associates with the ribosome? (2) How is this tRNA distinct from others? d. How is the translational reading frame established by the ribosome? e. List the energy requiring step(s) in initiation, when they occur, and the purpose of each. 4. The ribosome possesses 3 tRNA binding sites. What are the sites and what occurs in each? 5. (1) What is a polysome and what effect do they have on translation? Explain. (2) Would the loss of the poly A tail have any effect on polysome formation? Explain....
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2010 for the course BILD 661039 taught by Professor Mel during the Fall '09 term at UCSB.
- Fall '09