Lab: Principles and Practice of Agarose
TERMS TO KNOW FOR THE DNA & PROTEIN SYNTHESIS UNIT
Watson & Crick
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DNA, RNA & Protein Synthesis Study Guide
1. What does DNA stand for?
2. What shape is DNA?
3. What two thingsmake up the sides of a DNA molecule?
4. What make up the rungs of a DNA molecule?
5. What are the 3 parts of a nucleot
WHEN DNA REPLICATION GOES WRONG
Sometimes mistakes are made when DNA polymerase copies DNA. DNA polymerase puts in
the wrong nucleotide and the proofreading enzymes may miss the mistake. All DNA strands
copied from this mutated
Many inherited diseases are due to a person not being able to make a particular protein. This is
usually due to a mutation in their genetic code so the gene is missing some information.
Examples of such diseases include cystic fibrosis
Part I: Onion Root Tip Mitosis
Go to the following website: http:/www.biology.arizona.edu/cell_bio/activities/cell_cycle/cell_cycle.html
Read the introduction and then click the next button.
Briefly read each stag