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
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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