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The synthesis of polypeptide can be divided into ______ distinct activities.

(a) 1

(b) 2

(c) 3

(d) 4

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This key question is from Gene Expression in chapter Gene Expression of Cell Biology

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Correct option is (c) 3

To elaborate: The synthesis of polypeptides, termed as translation, involves 3 distinct activities: initiation of the chain, elongation of the chain, and termination of the chain.

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