Bio Lecture 2 - Polymerases make Nucleic acids. Kinases...

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Bio Lecture 2 (9/2/11) Enzymes are made of proteins, they catalyze biological reactions. Suffix: -ase Nucleases breakdown (eat) Nucleic Acids Restriction endonucleases (used for DNA finger printing) Made in bacteria and look for a specific sequence of bases where it will start eating. Used for DNA splicing.
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Unformatted text preview: Polymerases make Nucleic acids. Kinases take ATP break it down and take a phosphate from it (to make ADP) and put it on another molecule. Some phosphorylate others dephosphorylate. E.Coli has a 5 million base pair long genome EcoR1 is a specific base sequence in the genome...
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