The key to a protein molecule is how the amino acids are linked

The key to a protein molecule is how the amino acids are linked

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The key to a protein molecule is how the amino acids are linked.  The sequence of amino acids in a protein is a type of code that  specifies the protein and distinguishes one protein from another.  A genetic code in the DNA determines this amino acid code. 
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Unformatted text preview: The genetic code consists of the sequence of nitrogenous bases in the DNA. How the nitrogenous base code is translated to an amino acid sequence in a protein is the basis for protein synthesis....
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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2011 for the course BIOLOGY bi 101 taught by Professor - during the Fall '10 term at Montgomery.

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