Learning Objectives for "Polypeptide and Protein Synthesis: Translation" Section

After completing this section you should be able to perform the following objectives.

1. Define translation.

2. Briefly describe the function of the following in terms of translation:

a. 30S ribosomal subunit
b. ribosome binding site
c. start codon
d. initiation complex
e. 50S ribosomal subunit
f. tRNA
g. aminoacyl-tRNA
h. anticodon
i. P-site of ribosome
j. A-site of ribosome
k. E-site of ribosome
l. peptidyl transferase
m. nonsense (stop) codon
n. release factors


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