All GRE Subject Test: Biochemistry, Cell, and Molecular Biology Resources
Example Question #4 : Nucleus And Ribosomes
What is the site of ribosomal subunit synthesis in the cell?
Smooth endoplasmic reticulum
Ribosomal subunits are created in the nucleolus, a small area found inside of the nucleus.
Example Question #5 : Nucleus And Ribosomes
How many RNA molecules are found in the small ribosomal subunit.
The small subunit of the ribosome contains only one RNA molecule; the 16S rRNA in prokaryotes and the 18S rRNA in eukaryotes.