Elongation

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Elongation is the process by which nucleotides are sequentially added to a strand of RNA during transcription of a DNA molecule. This process is mediated by elongation factors. For example, EF-Tu aids the correct pairing of mRNA and tRNA in protein synthesis using GTP as its energy carrier [1].

References

  1. Alberts et al. (2008) Molecular Biology Of The Cell, 5th Edition. Pg180
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