DNA and the Genetic Material

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DNA nucleotide sequences encoding amino acid sequences of a polypeptide
Site where the incoming amino acid of a tRNA forms a peptide bond with the growing polypeptide chain
Genetic alteration of a cell by incorporation of DNA taken through the cell wall
RNA copy of a gene used in the cell to produce a polypeptide
New DNA strand that is assembled in segment
Rules that govern genetic translation
Stage of gene expression where mRNA is used to direct the production of polypeptides
Determines which amino acid will attach to a particular tRNA
Long chains of nucleotides subunits
Long chains of amino acid subunits
Non-coding nucleotides
Kind of RNA that binds to the surface of ribosome at the A,P,E binding site
Currently accepted structure of DNA. Proposed by Watson and Crick
Enzyme that carries out DNA replication
Pyrimidine base in RNA that replaces Thymine
Large bases [adenine, guanine]
Site where tRNA first bind to mRNA
Three nucleotide sequence on tRNA that is the complementary sequence to one of the 64 codons of the genetic code
Experiment conducted in 1928 that described the process of transformation
Small bases [cytosine, thymine]
Change in the genetic message
New strand that is made in a continuous fashion
Mutations that only involve one or few base pairs
Three nucleotides unit on mRNA read by the ribosome. Codes for a specific amino acid apart from three exceptions
Experiment that concluded that the genes that viruses use to specify new viruses are made of DNA and not protein
Enzyme that unwinds DNA
Corkscrew or coiled spring shaped. DNA structure suggested by Franklin
Experiment that concluded that DNA is the hereditary material
The enzyme that makes mRNA
Enzyme that covalently bonds nucleotides of new DNA strands after primers have been removed
Path of information. Central dogma
Direction by which the leading strand is composed
Enzymes that match amino acids in the cytoplasm with their proper tRNA
Stage of gene expression where mRNA molecules are synthesized from genes within the DNA
Copying process that makes mRNA
Composed of a sugar, a phosphate group, and an organic base
Site where the tRNA is released
Start codon
Organelle that uses mRNA to direct the synthesis of a polypeptide
Copies of genes sent outside the nucleus
Mutation that throws the reading of the gene message out of register

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