SAT Subject Biology Practice Question 175: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 175

5. This nucleic acid contains an anticodon.

A. DNA
B. mRNA
C. rRNA
D. snRNA
E. tRNA

Correct Answer: E

Explanation:

The nucleic acid in tRNA contains an anticodon, which binds to the exposed codon in the mRNA-ribosome translation complex. Each tRNA molecule carries an amino acid to the site of translation.

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