Why Is Protein Synthesis Important?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 31, 2020 11:45:37 PM ET

Protein synthesis is important because the proteins created during this process control the activities of the cells. Without these proteins, many of the processes in the body would fail or not work properly. The DNA in each cell holds the instructions on how to make the protein, which is why every cell in the body must have a copy of the DNA.