The Ribsome Construction Site

a: The ribosome ~
b: construction site

What: "I usually compare protein biosynthesis to the construction of a building. The mRNA contains information comparable to the plan of a building while the ribosome is like the construction site. The amino acids are the equivalents of blocks used for the building while the tRNAs are like the workmen bringing up these amino acids for the construction"

Writer: Godwin I Adoga
Date: Oct 18 2011 10:52 AM

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