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Kyle Reed Emergence of Life in the Universe September 24, 2006 Response Paper 5 1.) Instructions from DNA are copied onto MRNA, the MRNA move to RNA, Ribosome move to the endoplasmic reticulum and “reads” MRNA instructions, Amino Acid chains growing from ribosome is dropped inside endoplasmic reticulum membrane as the chain folds into protein, Protein moves to Golgi complex for additional processing and sorting, and Protein moves to plasma membrane for export.
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2.) DNA is the genetic code, and it is located inside of the Nucleus of the cell. The coded information is used by the cell to reproduce and form other cells in order to keep the living thing that they comprise alive.
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Unformatted text preview: 3.) A mutation is a genetic defect that a cell has. It could be anything from being created without a plasma membrane to having two cells joined together as one. Usually the cell that has a defect dies, but if they dont, it could result in cancer or other types of illness. 4.) The older a man gets, if he has children, he has a high chance of passing a genetic defect onto their children causing dwarfism. This is because the older the sperm get, the more the genetic material gets defected, thus when it interacts with the egg, it will pass on the genetic defect. www.livescience.com/humanbiology/060605_corrupt_sperm.html ....
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