DNA and the Genetic Material

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

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