Ribonucleic Acid - Ribosomal RNA(rRNA • provide framework...

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Ribonucleic Acid (RNA) 3 types of RNA Messenger RNA (mRNA) o translated into protein by action of ribosomes Transfer RNA (tRNA) o each tRNA is specific for a specific amino acid (anti-codon) Ribosomal RNA (rRNA) o Forms backbone of ribosome o composed of numerous proteins and 2 major rRNAs
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Unformatted text preview: Ribosomal RNA (rRNA) • provide framework for dozens of proteins involved in assembly of AA sequence into protein • most abundant RNA in cells • Usually characterized by sedimentation coefficient o 40S & 60S • rRNA genes are located in nucleolus...
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This document was uploaded on 11/03/2011 for the course BIOLOGY BSC1105 at Broward College.

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