Biology 2010 Student Edition

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 9780133669510
ISBN 13: 978-0-13366-951-0

Chapter 12, DNA - Assessment - 13.1 RNA - Understand Key Concepts/Think Critically - Page 386: 1



Work Step by Step

Option a. is incorrect. Translation is the process by which the mRNA template is used to assemble proteins. Option c. is incorrect. Transformation is the process by which bacteria take up foreign DNA and incorporate the DNA into their genomes; these foreign pieces of DNA can be transferred to their offspring. Option d. is incorrect. Replication is the process by which DNA is copied. Option b. is correct. Transcription is the process by which RNA is synthesized using a DNA template.
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