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Ch 6 Genes

DNA an organism's genetic material/genetic makeup
mutation a change in the nucleotide sequence of a gene
nucleotide a molecule made of a nitrogen base, a sugar, and a phosphate group
replication the process of copying a DNA molecule to make another DNA molecule
RNA a type of nucleic acid that carries the code for making proteins from the nucleus to the cytoplasm
transcription the process of making mRNA from DNA
translation the process of making a protein from RNA
mutagen things that can cause mutations
Adenine base that is paired with thymine
Thymine base that is paired with adenine
Cytosine base that is paired with guanine
Guanine base that is paired with cytosine
Created by: swhite2015