Describe translation in your own words What is the correct starting position on

Describe translation in your own words what is the

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Translate the mRNA into a protein. Describe translation in your own words. _________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ What is the correct starting position on mRNA for translation? ______________________________ Write the amino acids used to assemble your protein in order below. _________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ Where does translation take place? _____________________________________________________ Once assembled, what is the key to a protein’s unique function? ____________________________ 1. Go to: 2. Read the animation page by page – just click the “next” button when you are ready to move on. How does the mRNA leave the nucleus? __________________________________________________ Is just one mRNA molecule made? Explain.________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ How many amino acids does each codon code for?____________________ Describe the structure of a tRNA molecule. ____________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ Can a single mRNA be read more than once? Explain. _______________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ Part C: Mutations
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1. Go to 2. In your own words, describe each type of mutation: Substitution: ____________________________________________________________________ Insertion: ____________________________________________________________________ Deletion: _______________________________________________________________________ Frameshift: _____________________________________________________________________ Deletion: _____________________________________________________________________ What causes a mutation? The effects of mutations Where may mutations occur? What are somatic mutations? What are the effects of germ line mutations? 1. 2. 3. What are Hox genes? What is the effect of a mutation in the Hox gene? Weird Fact: What happened to the fly with a H ox mutation?
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Part D: EXTRA CREDIT Go to Explain What Makes a Firefly Glow in your own words , using all of the words below: RNA Polymerase LUC gene Transcription mRNA Luciferase Enzyme Ribosome Translation Amino Acids Three dimensional Luciferin Oxyluciferin Functional Luciferase Enzyme ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________
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