The Central Dogma in prokaryotic cells
In prokaryotes, in the absence of a nuclear membrane, DNA Transcription and RNA Translation are not physically separated. The RNA transcript can be directly translated into Protein.
[Note a potential source of confusion: "RNA is
from DNA, "RNA is
into Protein, and "Protein is
from RNA. It is
be specific when describing these processes.]
Figure © 1996 by Griffiths et al. ; text © 2014 by Steven M. Carr