Eukaryotic Gene Expression Problem Set

Problem 4: Self-catalytic RNAs


RNAs that catalyze biological reactions, such as self-splicing introns, are known as:
A. enzymes
B. spliceosomes
C. ribozymes
A ribozyme is an RNA molecule that can catalyze a biochemical reaction.
D. lariats
E. mature RNAs

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