Create an account
What are the two classes of nitrogen bases?
Purines- which are double-ringed structures (Adenine, Guanine) / Pyrimidines-single ringed structures (Cytosine, Thymine). The bases on the 2 strands of DNA pair up, pyrine with pyrimidine ( thats why (A) goes with (T) & (G) with (C)
What did Watson and Crick discover?
DNA has two sides/strands and that because they were twisted together like a ladder they create a double helix
DNA doesn't unzip all the way, it unzips in a small area called the _________ which then moves down the whole molecule.
what is translation?
the assembly process, converting mRNA into a sequence of amino acids in proteins.
What is genetic code?
the nucleotide sequence transcribed from DNA to a strand of mRNA as a genetic message
What is the role of tRNA in protein synthesis?
RNA transports amino acids to the ribosome to be assembled into a pattern
Each tRNA has a specific 3-nucleotide sequence called an anti codon that matches up with the _______ codon.
Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.
Having trouble? Click here for help.
We can’t access your microphone!
Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again
Reload the page to try again!Reload
Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom
Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom
It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.
Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.
For more help, see our troubleshooting page.
Your microphone is muted
For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.
Star this term
You can study starred terms together