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    amino acid

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    Building block of proteins that determine a trait or chemical reaction. Amino acids are transferred by tRNA, which can be found in anticodons. Examples of amino acids are guanine, adenine, etc (this is the sequence of bases found in chain folds of primary, secondary, tertiary... etc. structures)

    • Biology 1: DNA & Protein Synthesis
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    • Vocabulary for Biology 1: DNA & Protein Synthesis. Find, create, and access DNA, RNA, Amino Acids, flashcards with Course Hero.
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    active transport

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    movement AGAINST a concentration gradient, low concentration to high concentration, requires cell to use energy; may involve pumps, or "carrier" proteins

    • Biology 1: Membranes
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    • Vocabulary for Biology 1: Membranes. Find, create, and access Biology, P. Bilayer, flashcards with Course Hero.
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    absorption

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    the ability to absorb an energy source through a cell wall or cell membrane

    • Biology 1: Living Things
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    • Vocabulary for Biology 1: Living Things. Find, create, and access Biology, Bacteria, tissue¬†types, Eukarya, flashcards with Course Hero.
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    adhesion

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    causes things to get wet, capillary action, attraction to higher areas higher then gravity

    • Biology 1: Biochemistry
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    • Vocabulary for Biology 1: Biochemistry. Find, create, and access Biology, Amino Acids, Atom, Electron, carbon compounds flashcards with Course Hero.
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    cell membrane

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    circular, supports, protects, controls movement of stuff in/out of cell, barrier for cell, homeostasis; employs use of proteins for various activities

    • Biology 1: Cells
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    • Vocabulary for Biology 1: Cells. Find, create, and access Biology, cells, pre-existing cells, flashcards with Course Hero.
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    applications

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    a way in which your results could be applied to a real-life situation Ex. Who would care? Why?

    • Biology 1: Science
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    • Vocabulary for Biology 1: Science. Find, create, and access Biology, International System of Units, Kilogram, Litre, flashcards with Course Hero.

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