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From Gene to Protein: Transcription
Concept 5: The RNA Molecule
   Review (2 pages)
Concept 6: The Transcription Process
   Practice (1 page)
   Review (3 pages)
Concept 8: mRNA in Prokaryotes
Concept 9: mRNA in Eukaryotes
   Review (1 page)
Concept 8: mRNA in Prokaryotes
The sequence of a prokaryotic protein-coding gene is colinear with the translated mRNA; that is, the transcript of the gene is the molecule that is translated into the polypeptide.