DNA and the Genetic Material

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

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