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2. What does universal mean?

  • codons can all code for all amino acids
  • there are the same amount of homologous pairs in all organisms
  • nearly all organisms have codons that code for the same amino acids
  • amino acids are coded for by more than one codon

3. What is a genome?

  • a base sequence that codes for an amino acid or functional RNA
  • full set of proteins a cell can produce
  • full set of genes in a cell
  • a sequence of 3 DNA bases

4. What is a gene?

  • amino acid chains
  • a base sequence that codes for amino acids or functional RNA
  • the full range of proteins a cell can produce
  • a sequence of bases on mRNA that correspond to a specific amino acid or stop signal

5. What does degenerate mean?

  • amino acids are coded for by more than one codon
  • non coding sections of DNA
  • nearly all organisms have codons that code for the same amino acid
  • metaphase doesn't take place

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