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Ch 10 Structure of DNA

by: Ashley Raby

Ch 10 Structure of DNA BSC 108

Ashley Raby
GPA 3.1
Intro to Biology
Dr. Yates

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Date Created: 03/26/15
Chapter 10 Structure of DNA DNA guanine thiamine cytosine adenine RNA guanine uracil cytosine adenine Watson and Crick s model for DNA suggested that DNA replicates by a template mechanism DNA replication begins with Speci c sites on a double helix Proceeds in both directions RepHcann Sounds easy but is complex Has dozens of enzymes 0 To make covalent bonds 0 To keep the DNA unzipped etc The process is fast and quite accurate Mutations Only about one 1in 1 billion bases are incorrectly paired DNA can be damaged by ultraviolet light Enzymes and proteins involved in replication can repair the damage The ow of genetic info DNARNAProtein DNA speci es the synthesis of proteins in 2 stages 1 Transcriptionthe DNA is transcribed into RNA nucleus 2 TranslationRNA is translated into the cytoplasm Remember Codon ln eukaryotic cells Transcription occurs in nucleus Transation occurs in cytoplasm Mutation a change in the nucleotide sequence of DNA Mutations Errors in DNA replication Physical or chemical agent called mutagens Mutagens change in DNA Carcinogens change sequence of DNA Mutations can be good bad or result in no change depending on 1 Type of change 2 Where change in DNA occurs 3 If the change is detected and xed before replication 4 How it affects the organism and its survival Mutations are the basis of cancer genetic diseases and evolution DNA and RNA are nucleic acids They consist of nucleotides Nucleotides are joined by sugarphosphate backbone


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