The Genetic Code

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The Genetic Code
9 Questions
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What do genes code for?
Production of proteins
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What do proteins determine?
Our characteristics
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What are proteins made out of?
Chains of amino acids
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Label the diagram:
1) Base ; 2) Triplet ; 3) Amino acids
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What are amino acids linked by?
Covalent bonds
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What does the base sequence in DNA determine?
The order in which amino acids are assembled to produce a particular protein
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1 triplet = ____ bases
Three
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There is a specific triplet for each amino acid, so the DNA code is ____________
Universal
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How many amino acids in a triplet?
One
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What do genes code for?

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Production of proteins

Card 3

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What do proteins determine?

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Card 4

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What are proteins made out of?

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Card 5

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Label the diagram:

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