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RNA and proteins are not electrical systems, but the idea of translating a signal between incompatible systems can be applied here. Proteins are made through a process called Translation, where instructions stored in a piece of mRNA are used by the Ribosome to make protein. tRNAs adapt the mRNA nucleotide sequence into a protein's peptide sequence by ...


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the OH group in the two position acts a as a nucleophilic catalyst for the cleavage of RNA or of DNA if it had such a group. Since DNA needs to stay intact throughout the life of a cell it would be disastrous if it were cleaved because of the 2'OH group. RNA on the other hand is rapidly cleaved as needed by the cell without detrimental consequences to the ...


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Answers Possibly, but with such a low frequency as to be unimportant and undetectable. (Monkeys with typewriters producing Shakespeare’s Hamlet comes to mind.) No. Because it would be extremely difficult to detect, it would seem to be of no importance if it did occur at a very low frequency (you make no suggestion of why it would be of interest) and ...



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