Lecture 8 Genetic code

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Additional drop-in tutoring available this week: In anticipation of next week’s 1 st midterm exam, there will be drop-in tutoring held this Thursday, September 15 th from 7-8 pm in White Hall room 110 . The tutors will be Paul, Luna, and Aditya .
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Biol141 Foundations in Modern Biology Cellular Biology and Genetics Lecture 8 – Monday, September 12 th , 2011 Genetic code Reading: Freeman, Emory 2 nd Ed. Chapter 15 (pages 279-287)
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Learning objectives At the end of this lecture, you will be able to: 1) Describe an experiment that demonstrates the role of mRNA as an information-carrying molecule between genes and proteins. 2) Read the protein sequence from a mRNA sequence, given the genetic code table, and vice versa . 3) Explain an experiment that demonstrates the nature of the genetic code. 4) Predict the effect of a frameshift or base substitution mutation on the protein sequence encoded by a gene or a RNA.
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These are the terms required to understand the Genetic Code: a. RNA polymerase b. messenger RNA (mRNA) c. unambiguous code d. degenerate (or redundant) code e. non-overlapping code f. START codon g. STOP codons
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