Introduction to Translation

Summarize the process of translation

RNA undergoes genetic translation, a process that produces proteins.

What You’ll Learn to Do

  • Outline the basic steps of translation
  • Describe the composition and role of ribosomes in translation, focusing on rRNA
  • Understand the role of tRNA in translation
  • Describe a codon and how they are used in translation
  • Describe how proteins may be modified after translation

Learning Activities

The learning activities for this section include the following:

  • Steps of Translation
  • Ribosomes
  • tRNA
  • Codons
  • Protein Modifications
  • Self Check: Translation


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