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BIOL 2900
Malini Persaud

Read ch.7 Quiz on central dogma (DNA, RNA, proteins, phenotype). The following quiz will be about cell structure and function. (MCQ) Fist midterm mainly on part 1 and part 2 (cell and microbacterial) You can also find infor on CDC (Centre of disease control and prevention) DNA: information storage RNA: information carrier Proteins: activity Phenotypes: physical features and functional traits of organism Transcription: DNA to RNA Translation: RNA to proteins Atom: smallest chemical unit of matter Molecule: two or more atoms held together by chemical bond DNA: most responsible for transmission of information from one generation to the next in all forms of cellular life on this planet. HIV and LFU are RNA. Nucleotides are monomer that consist of a sugar, phosphate group and a nitrogen containing base. (OH on drawings). Phosphodiester Bond: nucleotides polymerize to produce nucleic acids through formation of a phosphodiester linkage between the phosphate group on the 5’ carbon of one nucleotide and the OH group on the 3’ carbon of another. In general, G-C go together,(stabilized by 3 hydrogen bonfs) just l
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