Mammoth Memory

Remember: tRNA – 3 permanent bases and amino acid

tRNA has 3 permanent bases and an amino acid attached. Ribosomes then use the tRNA to create proteins.

Memory aid to remember the tRNA and amino acid pairing

The Tyrannosaurus rex (tRNA) is so big it can play 3 bases at once; a mean old seed (amino acid) farmer was so impressed he stood and watched.


The Tyrannosaurus rex (tRNA) loves to wear ribbons (ribosomes).

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