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Biology Chapter 17

Question:

40) What is the function of the release factor (RF)?

A) It separates tRNA in the A site from the growing polypeptide.

B) It binds to the stop codon in the A site in place of a tRNA.

C) It releases the amino acid from its tRNA to allow the amino acid to form a peptide bond.

D) It supplies a source of energy for termination of translation.

E) It releases the ribosome from the ER to allow polypeptides into the cytosol.

Answer:
B) It binds to the stop codon in the A site in place of a tRNA.
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Question: 40) What is the function of the release factor (RF)? A) It separates tRNA in the A site from the growing polypeptide. B) It binds to the stop codon in the A site in place of a tRNA. C) It releases the amino acid from its tRNA to allow the amino acid to form a peptide bond. D) It supplies a source of energy for termination of translation. E) It releases the ribosome from the ER to allow polypeptides into the cytosol.
Answer: B) It binds to the stop codon in the A site in place of a tRNA.