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Ribosomal rna

ribosomal RNA --> RNA

(Science: molecular biology) A nucleic acid found in all living cells. Plays a role in transferring information from dNA to the protein-forming system of the cell.

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... since it can make its proteins itself, my question is why does it need ribosomal proteins??? "Protein translation" probably refers to the translation of single stranded RNA into amino acids, which is usually just referred to as "translation" ...

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by wildfunguy
Tue Oct 01, 2013 2:04 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Living or not? (viruses,viroids and prions).
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Re: Increasing Information For Genetic Algorithm

... for this, you will discover that those bacteria have mutations in ribosomal RNA that make them resistant to Kan. However, there are several possible mutations that cause ...

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by Cat
Mon Sep 10, 2012 6:22 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Increasing Information For Genetic Algorithm
Replies: 8
Views: 12666

Re: question for evolutionary biologist.

... of the main theories is that the first main metabolic molecules were RNAs, which can template proteins as well as be active themselves. How you ... of the puzzle,” Caetano-Anollés said. “If the evolutionary buildup of ribosomal proteins and RNA and the interactions between them occurred gradually, ...

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by scottie
Sat Aug 25, 2012 10:50 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: question for evolutionary biologist.
Replies: 26
Views: 27793

PCR from cDNA question

... to PCR a 2kb long segment of a gene out of the cDNA made from total RNA extract but have been experiencing many weird problems so I hope the ... (~10ng/ul). Gel analysis of 3ul such RNA yielded no bands (not even the ribosomal RNAs). The RNA sample have been heated at 65C for 5min before electrophoresis ...

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by vastgenome
Fri Jun 22, 2012 3:55 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: PCR from cDNA question
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Views: 3135

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... told you already dozen times, the crucial part of the ribosome are the rRNAs, the proteins are just added cosmetics. Ribosomes are made from approx ... let’s look at your rRNA . How does the rRNA come about. One of the non ribosomal proteins the nucleolin, is considered to play a key role in the ...

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by scottie
Tue Oct 18, 2011 7:40 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 560
Views: 907510
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