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Chapter 12 : CJ Rhoades

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Protein Synthesis
the formation of proteins by using information contained in DNA and carried by mRNA
Proteins
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
Watson
United States geneticist who (with Crick in 1953) helped discover the helical structure of DNA (born in 1928)
Crick
English biochemist who (with Watson in 1953) helped discover the helical structure of DNA (born in 1916)
DNA
Deoxyribonucleic acid
Deoxyribose
a sugar that makes up DNA
Nucleic Acid
macromolecule containing hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, carbon, and phosphorus
Polymer
formed from the bonding of many monomers
4 bases associated fond in DNA
Adenine, Guanine, Thymine, Cytosine
Purins
contain a two ring molecular struture