Biology Definitions

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ATP
A nucleotide derivative- the source of energy for amost all cellular processes
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ATP Hydrolase
The enzyme that catalyses the release of energy in an ATP molecule
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ATP Synthase
The enzyme that joins ADP and a phosphate molecule t resynthesise ATP
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DNA Helicase
An enzyme that unwinds DNA molecule and breaks the hydrogen bonds that connects bases
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DNA Polymerase
An enzyme that catalyses the reactions that join nucelotides to form DNA
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Polynucleotides
Polymers whose molecules comprise of many nucleotide monomers, such as DNA or RNA
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RNA
A nucleic acid involved in protein synthesis by transferring information from DNA to the sites of protein synthesis
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RNA Polymerase
An enzyme that links RNA nucleotides by forming phosphodiester bonds netween their ribode and phosphate groups
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DNA
Deoxyribonucleic acid- a nucleic acid that stores genetic information in every living cell
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Triplet
A sequence of three bases on a DNA molecule coding for one amino acid
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