Flashcards in Chapter 9 -1 Deck (10):
What is the central flow of info?
What does RNA contain?
single polynucleotide strand
uracil instead of thymine
What works as a disposable gene?
What are the three types of RNA?
What are the 2 steps DNA takes to become a protein?
Transcription & Translation
What is transcription?
gene is copied into a mRNA
What is translation?
mRNA is translated into a protein
What does transcription produce?
a single strand of mRNA containing the gene info
What does RNA polymerase add?
free complementary ribonucleotides to one DNA template strand