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Unformatted text preview: tRNA rRNA amino acids- found with tRNA o Initiation o Elongation o Termination o Catalytic sites connect amino acids using ATP How do Mutations in DNA affect the Function of Genes? o Any change in the sequence of bases in DNA o 3 Types o Point mutation Change in one base pair o Insertion mutation New nucleotide base pair inserted into the middle of a gene o Deletion mutation Nucleotide base pair removed from a gene Insertion and Deletion are frame shift mutations o Frame shift mutations change every codon past the point of the mutation How do point mutation play a role in EVOLUTION? Neutral, harmful and advantageous Raw material for evolution Without mutation there is no variation Most mutations = neutral or harmful...
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2010 for the course BIOL 1202 taught by Professor Gregg during the Spring '08 term at LSU.
- Spring '08