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Chapter 4 - DNA: The code of life

4 kinds of nitrogen bases Adenine, Thymine, Guanine, Cytosine
What is DNA replication Process in which identical copyof DNA strand is formed for a new cell
What are the nitrogen base pairs A&T C&G
WHat is protein synthesis Productoin of proteins in a cell
Where does it take place cytoplasm outside the nucleus
What is the role of RNA Genetic messanger - carries genetic code from DNA inside the nucleus to cytoplasm
Differences between RNA and DNA RNA has one strand and contains different sugar molecule than DNA RNA contains uracil instead of thymine
What is mutation any change in DNA of a gene or chromosome
What is the major difference between mutations in a body cell and mutations in a sex cell if the mutation occurs in a body cell it won't be carreid over to offspring but it will in a sex cell
how can mutations be harmful and helpful harmful - reduces organisms chance for survival and reproduction helpful - increase organism ability to survie and reproduce
what is cancer disease in which cells grow and divide uncontrollably
what is a tumor mass of abnormal cells that develop when cells divide uncontrollably
3 ways to destroy cancer radiation, surgery, chemotherapy
what's Gods word about such a deadly illness he is in control of what happens
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