9-21-07 311C F07 L9OL - Reading chap 6 94-99 Chapter 27...

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Reading chap 6 94-99 Chapter 27 534-541
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Nucleic Acids Sore, transmit, and use genetic information polymers of nucleotides Two types of nucleic acids DNA RNA
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DNA Deoxyribonucleic acid Stores genetic information Transmits genetic information Long linear DNA molecules contains thousands of genes (specific sequence of nucleotide)
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RNA Ribonucleic acid “uses” genetic information Allows DNA to use the information Messenger RNA (mRNA) Ribosomal RNA (rRNA) Transfer RNA (rRNA)
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Information Flow 1 2 3 Synthesis of mRNA in the nucleus Movement of mRNA into cytoplasm via nuclear pore Synthesis of protein NUCLEUS CYTOPLASM DNA mRNA Ribosome Amino acids Polypeptide mRNA
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Nucleic Acid Structure Polymers of nucleotides Polynucleotides 3’C 5’ end 5’C 3’C 5’C 3’ end OH O O O O
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Composed of three parts Nitrogenous base Nucleoside O O O - - O P CH 2 5’C 3’C Phosphate group Pentose sugar (b) Nucleotide O
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9-21-07 311C F07 L9OL - Reading chap 6 94-99 Chapter 27...

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