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Campbell Biology Chapter 16-17

Question:

Which of the following statements are true about protein synthesis in prokaryotes?

A) Extensive RNA processing is required before prokaryotic transcripts can be translated.

B) Translation can begin while transcription is still in progress.

C) Prokaryotic cells have complicated mechanisms for targeting proteins to the appropriate cellular organelles.

D) Translation requires antibiotic activity.

E) Unlike eukaryotes, prokaryotes require no initiation or elongation factors.

Answer:

B) Translation can begin while transcription is still in progress.

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Question: Which of the following statements are true about protein synthesis in prokaryotes? A) Extensive RNA processing is required before prokaryotic transcripts can be translated. B) Translation can begin while transcription is still in progress. C) Prokaryotic cells have complicated mechanisms for targeting proteins to the appropriate cellular organelles. D) Translation requires antibiotic activity. E) Unlike eukaryotes, prokaryotes require no initiation or elongation factors.
Answer: B) Translation can begin while transcription is still in progress.