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Name two factors that would affect how a body cools after death
Air temperature and clothing
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Levels of which chemical in muscles affect the rate of muscle contraction after death
ATP - the more ATP, the less muscle contraction
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How many hours after death does rigor mortis usually begin?
2-4 for small muscles
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What are the first colonisers of a dead body?
Anaerobic bacteria
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What are the last organisms in the succession that feed on hair?
Moths and mites
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Where are proteins assembled in the cytoplasm?
Ribosomes
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What is a group of 3 bases known as?
Codon
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What does degenerate/redundant mean?
The genetic code contains more than it needs and there's a reduced chance of a mutation affecting the codon
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What are the 3 types of RNA?
mRNA, rRNA, tRNA
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Name an amino acid
Methionine
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Levels of which chemical in muscles affect the rate of muscle contraction after death

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How many hours after death does rigor mortis usually begin?

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What are the first colonisers of a dead body?

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