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Gene Expression and the Genetic Code
Transcription
RNA Processing
Translation
Mutation

Solution: What is the first stage of protein synthesis?A. tRNA charging, in which the tRNAs bind to amino acidsB. initiation, in which the components necessary for translation are assembled at the ribosome.C. e

Problem

What is the first stage of protein synthesis?

A. tRNA charging, in which the tRNAs bind to amino acids

B. initiation, in which the components necessary for translation are assembled at the ribosome.

C. elongation, in which amino acids are joined to the polypeptide chain.

D. The assembly of transcription factors at the promoter.

E. setting the reading frame, where the initiation codon is recognized by RNA polymerase

Solution

There are 5 possible stages in the translation process of mRNA for protein synthesis: the activation of amino acids, theinitiation, the elongation, termination, and lastly, folding and posttranslational processing.

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