How Genes Work

How Genes Work

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: NA to RNA to proteins. DNA does not code for proteins directly. Instead mRNA molecules are transcribed from DNA and then translated into proteins. DNA is found only in the nucleus, but proteins are manufactured outside the nucleus, at ribosomes. The flow of information from DNA to RNA to proteins is called the central dogma of molecular biology. Transcription: process of copying hereditary information in DNA to RNA. (Happens in the nucleus) Tr...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 02/13/2014 for the course BIO 103 taught by Professor Heidielmendorf during the Fall '10 term at Georgetown.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online