Why is DNA translation important?

1 Answer
Mar 8, 2018

It allows genetic information to leave the nucleus


The DNA unzips, revealing the DNA bases
RNA nucleotides pair up with their complementary base pairs and form mRNA once the phosphodiester bonds form between the pentose sugars and the phosphates.
This mRNA only contains a small amount genetic info, therefore is physically small enough to leave nucleus through the nuclear pores.
If transcription didn't happen, the info couldn't leave meaning translation couldn't happen
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