Big question #2: How does DNA direct the synthesis of proteins?
1. How is the information in DNA accessed to direct protein synthesis? 2. How does protein synthesis proceed? Are there any clues from structure, such as helped us to understand replication?
Most abundant class of macromolecules 50% of dry weight of cells Most versatile macromolecules in the cell in terms of number of functions performed serve as catalysts (enzymes) determine cell shape (structural proteins) hormones (insulin, growth
Welcome to MCDB 1A and the 3 Quarter Introductory Biology Series The Breadth of Biology - Atoms to the Biosphere
MCDB1A: Introduction to Biochemistry, Cell and Developmental Biology, and Genetics
Faculty: Biochemistry - Dr. Stu Feinstein Cell and Developm
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