protein synthesis

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  • protein synthesis
    • composed of chains of amino acids
      • a sequence of 3 bases coded for a particular amino acid
    • 1.DNA in the nucleus unravels
    • 2. enzymes make a copy of the DNA strand called
    • 3. mRNA moves from the nucleus to ribosome in the cytoplasm
    • 4. ribosomes translate each 3 bases into amino acids according to mRNA template
    • 5. ribosomes link amino acids brought by carrier proteins
    • 6. a long chain of amino acids form
      • their specific order forms a specific protein


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