Unit 3 - Individual Project 3

Unit 3 - Individual Project 3 - SCIE206-1101A-02: Biology...

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SCIE206-1101A-02: Biology 1 Running head: UNIT 3 – Individual Project 3 Unit 3 – Individual Project 3 David Lee Watkins American Intercontinental University Online Professor Daniel Pena SCIE206-1101A-02 February 27, 2011
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SCIE206-1101A-02: Biology 2 Original DNA strand. 3'-TACCCCTTTAGTAGCCACT-5' Transcription (base sequence of RNA) 5’-UACCCCUUUAGUAGCCACU-3’ Translation (amino acid sequence): YPFSSH What is the significance of the first and last codons? Explanation: The significance of the first and last codons are the start and stop codons. They also start and stop protein synthesis. This needs to have the ribosome recognize the start of the codon sequence along with telling the ribosome when it comes to the end of the protein producing process. What meaning do these codons have for protein synthesis? Explanation: Each of the triplet codons code for an amino acid, once these codons are read they are then translated into the specific amino acids. These
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