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1

What is the Central Dogma

- proposed by Francis Crick in 1956
- DNA-DNA (replication)
- DNA-RNA (transcription)
- RNA-Protein
(translation)

- entire process is gene expression

2

What is the template for replication

DNA

3

Originally, the Central Dogma was thought to be

- unidirectional
- no flow of info from protein to RNA

4

From RNA-DNA

- Reverse transcriptases
- RNA-dependent DNA polymerases
- Retroviruses
- cDNA

5

The entity used to make DNA using a DNA template is called

DNA polymerase

6

The entity used to make RNA using a DNA template is called

RNA polymerase

7

The entity responsible for covalently linking amino acids to make proteins is called

ribosome