Coding for proteins

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  • Section of DNA unwinds and unzips
  • Hydrogen bonds between complementary base pairs break
  • Activated free nucleotides bind to the exposed complementary base pairs on the template strand
  • Catalysed by RNA polymerase
  • mRNA is released from DNA and passes out of the nuclear pore to a ribosome or rough ER.


  • The molecule of mRNA…


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