Eukaryotic Gene Expression Problem Set

Problem 13: Information transfer to the cytoplasm

Which of the following molecules functions to transfer information from the nucleus to the cytoplasm?
A. DNA
B. mRNA
mRNAs exit the nucleus to the cytoplasm where they are translated on ribosomes. Thus mRNAs convey genetic information from nucleus to cytoplasm.
C. tRNA
D. proteins
E. lipids


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