Discussion of all aspects of cellular structure, physiology and communication.
Moderators: honeev, Leonid, amiradm, BioTeam
- Posts: 3
- Joined: Sat Feb 20, 2010 8:43 pm
Why is it that protein synthesis occurs from N to C terminus? If this is true shouldn't it be C to N terminus for a template of mRNA of the DNA on the opposite strand?
- Inland Taipan
- Posts: 5694
- Joined: Mon Sep 14, 2009 7:12 pm
nucleic acids don't have C and N termini, they have 3' and 5' termini
Probably because it evolved so. Maybe because the amino acids are connected to NH2 of Ade on tRNA...
Cis or trans? That's what matters.
Who is online
Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest