Protein Synthesis: Definition & Purpose


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What are organic compounds used to make a proteins?

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1. Which of the following RNAs are involved in carrying amino acids to the ribosome?

2. Which of the following serves as protein manufacturing machinery within a cell?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

We'll quiz you on relevant topics such as organic compounds, RNA, amino acids, ribosomes, and proteins, and the way all of these things relate.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

We'll focus essentially on:

  • The organic compound used to make protein
  • Which RNA carries the amino acids to the ribosome
  • Where the proteins come from
  • Protein that defends us from bacterial infection
  • A protein that's structural

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how proteins are made and where they come from
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding functions of different types of proteins
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related protein synthesis lesson

Additional Learning

Learn more about protein synthesis with the aid of our corresponding lesson. It's called Protein Synthesis: Definition & Purpose and will go over:

  • The science behind the making of protein
  • Necessary components in protein synthesis
  • Why protein is made