Key words from cellular control booklet

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Allele
An alternative version of a gene. Some genes have a variety of different forms, which are located at the same locus on a chromosome. Humans are called diploid organisms- two alleles at each genetic locus, with one from each parent.
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Anticodon
Three unpaired nucleotides in tRNA that bind to a complementary codon on mRNA during translation
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Apoptosis
Programmed orderly cell death with an cells die after undergoing the maximum number of divisions
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Chromosome mutation
A random change to the number or structure of chromosomes in a cell
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Codon
A triplet of three bases on mRNA
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Cyclic AMP
- A secondary messenger within cells that binds to and alters the activity of specific enzymes. It is activated by adenylyl cyclase
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Three unpaired nucleotides in tRNA that bind to a complementary codon on mRNA during translation

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Programmed orderly cell death with an cells die after undergoing the maximum number of divisions

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A random change to the number or structure of chromosomes in a cell

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A triplet of three bases on mRNA

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