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Specialised cell
a cell with a specialised job
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Gene switches
turn off genes that are not needed in a particular cell
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DNA
Has a double helix structure
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Synthesise proteins
Ribosomes
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mRNA
the molecule that transfers genetic information to the ribosome
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Auxin
hormones that make parts of plant stems grow faster than others
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Gene
a small section of DNA that codes for a protein
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Triplet code
the number of bases that code for a single amino acid
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Amino acid
proteins are made of these
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Gametes
egg or sperm cell
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Meristem Cells
unspecialised cells in plants responsible for growth
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Photoropsim
Plants growth response to light
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Stem cells
unspecialised cells in plants responsible for growth
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DNA base pair ruling
A & T, G & C
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Meisos
cell devision that produces gametes
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Theraputic cloning
producing tissue from embryonic stem cells
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Chromosome
made of DNA humans have 23 pairs
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Zygote
fertilised egg cell
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Adult stem cells
Stem cells
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Clone
a genetically identical copy of an organsim
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Mitosis
cell division that produces cells identical to the parent cell
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Gene switches

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turn off genes that are not needed in a particular cell

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DNA

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Synthesise proteins

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mRNA

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