When it - links to the previous amino acids. The ribosome...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
When it's time for the next amino acid to be positioned in the growing  protein, a new codon on the mRNA molecule is exposed, and the  complementary three-base anticodon of a tRNA molecule positions  itself opposite the codon.  This brings another amino acid into position, and that amino acid 
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: links to the previous amino acids. The ribosome moves further down the mRNA molecule and exposes another codon, which attracts another tRNA molecule with its anticodon....
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 12/10/2011 for the course BIOLOGY bi 101 taught by Professor - during the Fall '10 term at Montgomery.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online