Protein Synthesis Lecture 3

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/29/09 Protein Synthesis Lecture 3 Dr. Laura Gentry ANSC 2133
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9/29/09 Nucleotides Molecular complex of 3 units: Phosphate Pentose Sugar Nitrogenous Base DNA and RNA carry information in the sequences of nucletides. The genetic code clearly specifies which nucleotide sequences correspond to
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9/29/09 Codons Three letter code words derived from the nitrogenous bases. Each 3 letter combination codes for a specific amino acid. Of the 64 triplets, only 61 specify amino acids. The other codons (UAA, UAG, UGA) are stop codons. The codon AUG is an initiating codon and
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9/29/09 Nitrogeneous Bases A compound of nucleotide chains of DNA and RNA. Consists of: Purine Bases: Adenine (A) Guanine (G) Pyrimidine Bases: Cytosine (C)
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9/29/09 DNA Serves as the carrier of genetic information. Structure: double-stranded helical formation. Contains 4 different types of nucleotides: Adenine (A) Guanine (G)
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Central Dogma DNA specifies RNA, which specifies proteins. DNA transcription mRNA translation polypeptide Transcription is the process by which DNA transmits its information to RNA.
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2009 for the course ANSC 2133 taught by Professor Gentry during the Spring '09 term at LSU.

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