Transcription - RNA polymerase builds the mRNA 5 to 3...

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Central Dogma Transcription: write the information in DNA in the RNA Translation: Convert the information in RNA into the sequence of amino acids in a protein. RNA RNA differs from DNA in: Three type of RNA: Messenger RNA (mRNA) : Ribosomal RNA (rRNA) : Transfer RNA (tRNA): TRANSCRIPTION: DNA to RNA RNA polymerase binds to DNA at a promoter site
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Unformatted text preview: RNA polymerase builds the mRNA 5' to 3' direction only (complementary bases) When RNA polymerase reaches termination signal on DNA it leaves the DNA template and so does the mRNA Differences between procaryotes and eucaryotes in transcription: Number of RNA polymerase molecules mRNA processing Capping: Poly-A Tail: Editing:...
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2011 for the course BIOL 1201 taught by Professor Wishtichusen during the Spring '07 term at LSU.

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