After the protein has been synthesized

After the protein has been synthesized - may be released as...

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After the protein has been synthesized completely, it is removed from  the ribosome for further processing and to perform its function.  For example, the protein may be stored in the Golgi body before  being released by the cell, or it may be stored in the lysosome as a  digestive enzyme.  Also, a protein may be used in the cell as a structural component, or it 
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Unformatted text preview: may be released as a hormone, such as insulin. After synthesis, the mRNA molecule breaks up and the nucleotides return to the nucleus. The tRNA molecules return to the cytoplasm to unite with fresh molecules of amino acids, and the ribosome awaits the arrival of a new mRNA molecule....
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