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Biological Info Fundamental to Life is encoded in DNA molecule DNA strands store info in nucleotides Base pairs: AGCT o Specify which proteins to make o When are where synthesis will be o Bind with H Synthesizers o Interpret, store, replicate, and transmit genetic info o Can be transported around world via computers to synthesize  replicas of DNA Genes o DNA regions that encode proteins o Differences depend on when are where converts to protein Chromosomes o Organelles that package and manage storage, duplication,  expression, and evolution of DNA o Genome Entire collection of chromosomes in cell Biological Function Emerges Primarily from Protein Molecules Metabolism o Chemical and physical rxns that give organism ability to use  sources of energy and matter to grow o Proteins Lrg polymers, 100s-1000s of amino acid subunits strung  together in long chains
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This note was uploaded on 09/26/2010 for the course BIO 325 taught by Professor Saxena during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.

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