Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1-11874-316-4
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Chapter 7 - Microbial Genetics - Self Quiz - Page 211: 6


(b) Transfer RNA

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The transfer RNA carries and transfers amino acids from the cytoplasm to the ribosome for placement in the synthesis of a polypeptide chain. It transfers the amino acids from the cytoplasm to the ribosomes for placement in a protein molecule. A molecule of transfer RNA consists of about 80 nucleotides that are folded back to form several loops.
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