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Protein Synthesis

the formation of proteins by using information contained in DNA and carried by mRNA


contains carbon, hydrogen, oxyge, and nitrogen. source of energy. needed by tissue for repair and growth. made up of 20 amino acids.

Frederick Griffith

-British scientist who's main focus was micro biology
-"Griffiths Experiment" first widely accepted demonstrations of bacterial transformation where the bacteria changes its form

Archibald Garrod

Determined that DNA is involved in protein production


United States geneticist who (with Crick in 1953) helped discover the helical structure of DNA (born in 1928)


English biochemist who (with Watson in 1953) helped discover the helical structure of DNA (born in 1916)


Deoxyribonucleic acid


a sugar that makes up DNA

Nucleic Acid

macromolecule containing hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, carbon, and phosphorus


formed from the bonding of many monomers

4 bases associated fond in DNA

Adenine, Guanine, Thymine, Cytosine


contain a two ring molecular struture

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