Dna protein 3 nucleotides a triplet or codon

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: n by serving as a template for PROTEIN structure. …DNA PROTEIN • 3 Nucleotides = a triplet or CODON Nucleotides CODON • (which code for a specific AMINO ACID) • AMINO ACIDS are the building blocks of proteins. • DNA Translation • The cell uses information from “messenger” RNA to produce proteins • A. Messenger RNA (mRNA) • rRNA • Part of the structure of a ribosome • Helps in protein production • B. Transfer RNA (tRNA)...
View Full Document

Ask a homework question - tutors are online