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Why is mRNA important to the cell?Please hurry!

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bandnerdponder | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted February 25, 2010 at 10:57 AM via web

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Why is mRNA important to the cell?

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job518 | College Teacher | (Level 2) Adjunct Educator

Posted February 25, 2010 at 3:44 PM (Answer #1)

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It initiates protein synthesis by carrying coded information form the DNA to the sites of protein synthesis. So without it, cells would not be able to carry out protein synthesis.

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tapanvet | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted April 7, 2010 at 2:13 AM (Answer #2)

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mRNA in body is the center of the Central dogma and is responsible for the synthesis of various types of protein.

DNA------mRNA-------Protein. 

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