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Problem: How long would the peptide be that is translated from this mRNA sequence: 5' - AUGGGCUACCGA-3'A. 0B. 2C. 3D. 4

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Translation is the synthesis of a polypeptide based on the information encoded in the mRNA sequence. During translation, a sequence of 3 nucleotide bases encode for an amino acid. This 3-base sequence is called codon. Furthermore, the starting point of the translation process is defined by a unique codon known as start codon. 

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How long would the peptide be that is translated from this mRNA sequence: 5' - AUGGGCUACCGA-3'

A. 0

B. 2

C. 3

D. 4

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