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What is the central flow of info?

DNA->RNA->Protein

2

What does RNA contain?

single polynucleotide strand
ribose sugar
uracil instead of thymine

3

What works as a disposable gene?

RNA

4

What are the three types of RNA?

mRNA
tRNA
rRNA

5

What are the 2 steps DNA takes to become a protein?

Transcription & Translation

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What is transcription?

gene is copied into a mRNA

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What is translation?

mRNA is translated into a protein

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What does transcription produce?

a single strand of mRNA containing the gene info

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What does RNA polymerase add?

free complementary ribonucleotides to one DNA template strand

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What does the initiation of transcription begin with?

RNA polymerase