TRNA Terminology - synthetase i.e leucyl-tRNA synthetase attaches leucine to tRNA ^Leu Only the tRNA molecule not its attached amino acid

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tRNA Terminology charged - tRNA with amino acid attached uncharged - tRNA, no amio acid mischarged - incorrect amino acid The different tRNA molecules and synthetases are designated by stating the name of the amino acid that can be linked to a particular tRNA molecule by a specific
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Unformatted text preview: synthetase: i.e. leucyl-tRNA synthetase attaches leucine to tRNA ^Leu Only the tRNA molecule, not its attached amino acid determines where the amino acid is added during protein synthesis. If you mischarge a tRNA it will put wrong amino acid in according to the anticodon....
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