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Overview of Translation

During translation, a cell “reads” the information in a messenger RNA (mRNA) and uses it to build a protein. Together with transcription, these are the underlying processes of DNA replication.

First, read this article to get an overview of translation is, and return here afterward.

mRNA to Protein Translation

To deep dive into how mRNA is translated into proteins with the help of ribosomes and tRNA, watch the video below.


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