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Unformatted text preview: subunits that code for different genes one gene, one polypeptide hypothesis o a gene codes for one specific peptide o alternative splicing makes it NOT 1:1 o one gene can code for less than one peptide? Yes! It can code to become an rRNA or a tRNA, etc. o genes will become a polypeptide or one or more rRNAs BIOCHEMICAL PATHWAY Phenylalanine substrate, toxicity of substrate phenylalanine hydroxylase (intermediate) tyrosine deficiency of product tyrosine transaminase (intermediate) p-hydroxyphenylpyruvic acid p-hydroxyphenylpyruvic acid oxidase (intermediate) homogentisic acid (gene H) homogentisic acid oxidase 4-maleylacetoacetic acid (end product)...
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