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How Genes Work


What is the structure of a DNA molecule? double-stranded helix ladder
What are the 3 types of RNA? mRNA, tRNA, rRNA
What is a codon? a series of 3 nucleotides that code for amino acids
Which is longer: DNA or RNA? DNA
Is RNA double-stranded? no, single
Where are nucleic acids found? in the nucleus, but the DNA can't leave it
What is the central dogma of genetics? RNA delivers instructions from the DNA to the proteins
What is the start codon? AUG, which codes for the amino acid, methiomine
What is the stop codon? UUA, UAG, UGA
What is a polypeptide chain? a protein chain
Created by: zoewatkins