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Messenger RNA (mRNA) carries DNA's genetic information to the ribosome, where it is translated into a sequence of amino acids. mRNA is fed into the ribosome, and it is positioned so that it can be read in groups of three letters, known as codons. Each mRNA codon is matched against the transfer...

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Curriculum Connections:

  • AP Biology (2012-2013) - 7
  • IB Biology (2016) - 7
  • NGSS (2013) LS - 3
AP Biology (2012-2013)
1.B.1.a, 3.A.1.a, 3.A.1.b, 3.A.1.c, 4.A.1.a, 4.A.1.b, 4.A.2.a
IB Biology (2016)
2.3, 2.4, 2.6, 2.7, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3
NGSS (2013) LS
HS-LS1-1 (LS1.A), HS-LS1-4 (LS1.B), HS-LS4-1 (LS4.A)