BSCI Translation I

BSCI Translation I - 3 phases of translation 1. Initiation...

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Overview of Translation
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Genetic Code Universal Codons Read 5’-3’ Nonoverlapping (no punctuation or gaps) Unambiguous (1 codon=1 amino acid) Degenerate (more than 1 codon/amino acid 3 Stop codons (UAA, UAG, UGA) 1 Start codon (AUG)
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Degeneracy of the Genetic Code Number of Codons Amino Acid Total Codons 6 Leu, Ser, Arg 18 4 Gly, Pro, Ala, Val, Thr 20 3 Ile 3 2 Phe,Tyr,Cys,His,Gln,Glu,Asn,Asp,Lys 18 1 Met, Trp 2
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t-RNA Structure
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Overview of Translation
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Unformatted text preview: 3 phases of translation 1. Initiation 2. Elongation 3. Termination p P site A site Components required for Translation 1. RNAs: mRNA, rRNA, tRNA 2. Amino acids: 20 amino acids attached to tRNAs 3. Ribosomes: small subunit and large subunit 4. Auxiliary protein factors t-RNA Structure tRNA charging by aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases Components of the Ribosome Polysomes Model: Proof:...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course BSCI 110A taught by Professor Broadie/patton during the Spring '08 term at Vanderbilt.

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