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Name ______________________ WEBQUEST – Protein SynthesisYou will be visiting multiple websites. At each website, read the material and answer the following questions that coincide with that section.PART 1: DNA and Protein Synthesis Go to: . Under Genetics, select “Basic Genetics”. Then select “Build a DNA Molecule Activity”.1. In the space below, attach a screenshot of the strand of DNA you created. Go back to the Basic Genetics page by clicking the back arrow. Then select “Transcribe and Translate a Gene” (on the bottom left under More About Proteins) Scroll down the page and read the information on transcription and translation. Then answer the questions below. 2. a. What is a gene? ______________a sequence of nucleotides in DNA or RNA ______________________________________ b. How many does the human genome contain? ___________________ 3. a. In which organelle does transcription occur in? _________________ b. What is the role of mRNA?__________________________________________ c. Which base is thymine replaced by? ____________________ 4. a. Where are proteins made? _____cells_____________ b. Briefly describe what happens in translation. c. Identify the “start” codon. ______________ d. What are the 3 “stop” codons? __________________
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