DNA

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  • Created on: 22-10-19 21:21

DNA

DNA = Deoxyribonucleic acid

Has a double helix structure

Made up of base pairs (A,T,C,G)

Is a polynucliotide

Has a sugarphosphate back bone

Codes for amino acids that form protiens

Has some none coding readings to bulk it out, these are removed when time for protien synthesis

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Protein Synthesis

DNA unzips and a template is formed by messenger RNA

This template is pased through a ribosome

Here it is read one codon at a time, these code for specific amino acids, transfer RNA's bring these

These amino acids bond together into a long chain that rearanges itself to form a protein 

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