DNA and the Genetic Material

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

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