protein synthesis

protein synthesis

noun Biochemistry.
the process by which amino acids are linearly arranged into proteins through the involvement of ribosomal RNA, transfer RNA, messenger RNA, and various enzymes.
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Main Entry:  protein synthesis
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the process by which individual amino acids are connected to each other in a specific order dictated by the nucleotide sequence in DNA, which also involves the processes of transcription and translation
Example:  Protein synthesis is process by which the genetic code puts together proteins in the cell.
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