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Determine tRNA anticodon sequences from mRNA sequences.

What is the sequence of tRNA anticodons that match the mRNA?

mRNA #1: AUG GCC UAC GGU CUA GUU UAG
Anticodons for mRNA #1: ______________________________________

mRNA #2 AUG CCC CCG CAU UGG UGU UGA
Anticodons for mRNA #2: ______________________________________

mRNA #3: AUG GAC AAU UCG AUG UUU UAA
Anticodons for mRNA #3: ______________________________________

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Transfer RNA, or tRNA, is RNA copied from and mRNA strand. tRNA anticodons are complimentary and reverse of a mRNA codon. tRNA, like mRNA, uses Adenine (A), Guanine (G), Cytosine (C), and Uracil (U) as nucleotides. tRNA is important form the process of polypeptide building during translation.

For example:
mRNA codon: AUG TAC
tRNA anticodon: UAC AUG

You Try it
mRNA: AUG GCC UAC GGU CUA GUU UAG
tRNA: ____ ____ ___ ____ ____ ____ ___
Try them all yourself, and check answers below.

mRNA #1: AUG GCC UAC GGU CUA GUU UAG
Anticodons for mRNA #1: UAC CGG AUG CCA GAU GAA AUC

mRNA #2 AUG CCC CCG CAU UGG UGU UGA
Anticodons for mRNA #2: UAC GGG GGC GUA ACC ACA ACU

mRNA #3: AUG GAC AAU UCG AUG UUU UAA
Anticodons for mRNA #3: UAG CUG UUA AGC UAC AAA AUU