Biology Key Words (DNA)

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Where does respiration happen in a cell?
In the mitochondria.
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Where are Ribosomes found and what do they do?
They are found in the cytoplasm and they are the site of protein synthesis.
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What does DNA control?
DNA controls the production of different proteins that are used for the growth and repair of cells.
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What does each gene in a DNA molecule contain?
A different sequence of bases and codes for a particular protein.
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Where are proteins made in a cell?
In the cytoplasm.
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What are amino acids?
Amino acids join together to make proteins and are coded by the sequence of three bases.
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What do mRNA molecules do?
They carry the genetic code needed to make a particular protein from the DNA to the ribosomes.
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