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Unformatted text preview: cell where it is translated to produce protein. Ribosomal RNA (rRNA) This type of RNA is a structural component of the ribosomes. It does not contain a genetic message. Transfer RNA (tRNA) Transfer RNA functions to transport amino acids to the ribosomes during protein synthesis. Transcription Transcription is the synthesis of mRNA from a DNA template. It is like DNA replication in that a DNA strand is used to synthesize a strand of mRNA. Only one strand of DNA is copied. A single gene may be transcribed thousands of times. After transcription, the DNA strands rejoin....
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