Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (14th Edition)

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 1305073959
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-395-1

Chapter 19 - Self-Quiz - Page 317: 6


d. ribozyme

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Ribozymes are RNA molecules that not only carry genetic information, but also act as enzymes. All cells contain ribozymes. The enzymatic functions of ribozymes include increasing the rate of formation of peptide bonds between amino acids to form proteins and removing noncoding segments of mRNA called introns.
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