How Genes Work

They perform other functions in the cell in some

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Unformatted text preview: anslation: process of using the information in nucleic acids to synthesize proteins. (Happens in the cytoplasm) Genotype: sequence of bases in its DNA. Phenotype: physical traits that are a product of the proteins produced. Many RNAs do not act as messengers for protein synthesis. They perform other functions in the cell. (In some viruses, information flows from RNA to DNA.) ♣Each amino acid in a protein is specified by a group of three bases in messenger RNA. By synthesizing RNAs of known base composition and then...
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2014 for the course BIO 103 taught by Professor Heidielmendorf during the Fall '10 term at Georgetown.

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