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    In vitro translation and the production of active proteins

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    Knowing the sequence of a protein, a scientist synthesizes the corresponding RNA. Using the machinery of a cell and this RNA, the scientist then resynthesizes the protein. Should the scientist expect to recovery an active protein from this experiment?

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    Problem: Knowing the sequence of a protein, a scientist synthesizes the corresponding RNA. Using the machinery of a cell and this RNA, the scientist then resynthesizes the protein. Should the scientist expect to recovery an active protein from this experiment?

    Solution:
    The answer to this question depends heavily on the nature of the protein ...

    Solution Summary

    In this solution the question regarding whether in vitro translated protein can be expected to be active when purified is considered and answered, covering numerous perspectives related to molecular biology and biochemistry. It discusses whether the scientist should expect to recover an active protein from this experiment. The explanation is given in 190 words.

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