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Lecture 3 - RNA Translation

Lecture 3 - RNA Translation - Lecture 3 Background Reading...

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1 RNA Translation Biology 1F25 for Biology Non-Majors Lecture 3 Background Reading Textbook: Chapters 3 and 21 and suggested pages on the following slides The People Who Prepared This Lecture Harry Peery Jeff Stuart (1) The cell is a factory Builds itself, and also makes bits for other cells Nucleus – manager’s office Ribosomes – assembly lines mRNA - foreman Endoplasmic reticulum - finishing touches Golgi apparatus – packaging Membrane – brick walls with lots of doors Mitochondria – furnace Food – fuel for furnace
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2 Nucleus (and some rough endoplasmic reticulum) We have seen how mRNA was transcribed. We now want to see how mRNA is translated. The nucleus: where the DNA and its managers are kept The messenger RNA leaves the nucleus through nuclear pores. What the nuclear pores look like under the electron microscope.
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