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Engineering and Materials Ribosome exam question

  1. Read the task in Box 1.
  2. Download each of the pdfs and read them. Keep these open so you can refer to them as you watch the video.
  3. Watch the video.

Step 1

The Task

Answering an exam question on the ribosome for biomedical engineering and materials students

The first year module, Clinical Problems in Biomedical Engineering and Materials, ends with a two and a half hour exam. The exam consists of six questions (download the Clinical Problems in Biomedical Engineering and Materials exam paper).

Question 5 tests students' understanding of the structure / function of the ribosome and the process of translation. Students were asked to illustrate their answers where appropriate. Students answered the essay question in a variety of ways with illustrations, bullet points, tables and/or text. Any of these ways of answering the question are acceptable. 

Step 2

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Step 4
Download the tutor's answers to question 5 The Ribosome.

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