Traduccion (Translation)

Translation (or Taduccion in Spanish) is the second phase of Protein Synthesis. Last time, we learned about Transcription and the types of RNA. Today, we’ll learn how to convert the “language” of As, Gs, Cs, & Us to Amino Acids and proteins that your body actually “understands”, or uses.

StartCodon

The ‘Start Codon’, AUG, signals the beginning of Translation and where the Ribosome should start adding tRNAs.

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