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ENGR213_Lec2 - ENGR213/BRAE213 Biology for Engineers “The...

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Unformatted text preview: ENGR213/BRAE213 Biology for Engineers “The Central Dogma of Molecular Biology” Some Background I nformation • Central Dogma of Molecular Biology --- Transfer of information from Genetic Code to Proteins (Proteins : the building blocks of life) • Goals for today: – Give you the picture of flow of “Genetic” information – Cover the key Biological Constituents involved in the flow of Genetic information The Flow of I nformation • Reception of Cellular Signal • Signal Transduction • Gene transcription factors (enter nucleus) • Transcription of Genetic Code – DNA to mRNA • mRNA Transport out of the nucleus • Ribosomal Translation from mRNA to amino-acids to protein • Protein - a collection of amino-acids that have a particular function; the building blocks of life The Central Dogma of Molecular Biology Molecular Machine (a collection of proteins that perform a particular function) The flow of information: • Genetic Code (Exons) DNA • Transcription into mRNA (messenger RNA) • Translation of mRNA into Protein and Molecular machines The Flow of Information Where does this all occur ?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2008 for the course ENGR 213 taught by Professor Clague during the Winter '08 term at Cal Poly.

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ENGR213_Lec2 - ENGR213/BRAE213 Biology for Engineers “The...

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