Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 17 - Test Your Understanding - Level 2 - Application/Analysis - Page 362: 9


Type of RNA - Functions mRNA - Carries information about polypeptide construction for translation from nucleus to cytoplasm. tRNA, - Carries amino acids to growing peptide and binds to mRNA. rRNA, - Acts as a catalyst (ribozyme) and takes on structural roles in ribosomes. Primary transcript - Contains all information from coding region including introns Small RNAs - Help to assemble complex, align RNA, catalyze splicing.

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