Biology Practice Problems Translation Practice Problems Solution: Which of the following statements concerning ribos...

Solution: Which of the following statements concerning ribosomes are true?A. Several ribosomes are often attached to and translating the same mRNA.B. Ribosomes join amino acids to form a polypeptide.C. Ribosomes have a binding site for mRNA and three binding site for tRNA molecules.D.  No protein synthesis within a cell would occur without ribosomes.E. All of the above statements are true.

Problem

Which of the following statements concerning ribosomes are true?

A. Several ribosomes are often attached to and translating the same mRNA.

B. Ribosomes join amino acids to form a polypeptide.

C. Ribosomes have a binding site for mRNA and three binding site for tRNA molecules.

D.  No protein synthesis within a cell would occur without ribosomes.

E. All of the above statements are true.

Solution

Ribosomes are cellular components that are involved in protein synthesis. These are usually found in the Rough Endoplasmic Reticulum but may also perform its function in the cytosol, just like in prokaryotes.

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