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Problem: Which of the following best describe(s) the function of the 5'mRNA cap? Check all that apply.A. Termination of transcriptionB. To protect the transcript from degradationC. It provides a site for ribosome binding in the cytoplasm.D. To provide a binding site for poly(A) polymerase.

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Post-Transcriptional Modifications of mRNA:

1. 3' Cap: polyadenylation (poly-A tail); protects mRNA from degradation, assists in the transfer of mRNA to the cytosol

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Which of the following best describe(s) the function of the 5'mRNA cap? Check all that apply.

A. Termination of transcription

B. To protect the transcript from degradation

C. It provides a site for ribosome binding in the cytoplasm.

D. To provide a binding site for poly(A) polymerase.

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