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423f11-lec2a - Quick Bio Review CMSC 423 E coli E coli is...

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Quick Bio Review CMSC 423
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E. coli Christos Savva ( ) and Thomas Wood (Dept. of Chemical Engineering) at Texas % total dry weight DNA 3.1 RNA 20.5 Protein 55.0 Lipid 9.1 E. coli is an example of a bacterium. } Algorithms are used to understand these important components.
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DNA G C T A
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DNA Replication The Cartoon Guide to Genetics Larry Gonick & Mark Wheelis, 1983
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Most Genes Encode For Proteins Make up structural components of the cell. Pass signals from environment to the cell and between locations within the cell. Act as enzymes: catalyze reactions. Work as molecular motors Many other functions. ..
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substrings encode for genes , most of which encode for proteins double-stranded, linear molecule DNA = strands are complements of each other (A T; C G) each strand is string over {A,C,G,T} mRNA proteins Transcription (T U) Translation Genome “Central Dogma” of Biology
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V C R R Proteins residue AGG
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This note was uploaded on 01/13/2012 for the course CMSC 423 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '07 term at Maryland.

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