Problem: In translation, the ribosome scans the mRNA first until it reaches _____?A. The P site on the ribosomeB. a start codonC. the promoter regionD. a tRNA molecule

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In translation, the protein equivalent of the mRNA is synthesized. Thesite of protein synthesis is in the ribosomes, present in the rough endoplasmic reticulum of cells. 

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In translation, the ribosome scans the mRNA first until it reaches _____?

A. The P site on the ribosome

B. a start codon

C. the promoter region

D. a tRNA molecule

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