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BIO Notes

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BIO Notes BIO101N

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Bio notes 3/15/16 Chapter 6 Who do you look like? ­We all are unique and different due to unique genetic makeup ­You get 50% of DNA from each parent ­One will more than likely find their spouses in where they are living; some may move and find  someone else ­Behaviors and personalities are passed down as well as looks ­Also in philosophies 6.8 Are you your genes? ­We are a product of both our genes and our environment What are big issues in the area of genetics ­cloning ­GMO food­­artificial selection process­­been around for a long time ­ability to change the genetic makeup of an individual with a genetic disease so those disease  cells with decrease and almost become extinct(ex. Cystic fibrosis) ­How is the DNA structured?­­determines disease or not ­What is the cause of most skin cancer­­UV waves from the sun­­that’s why you put sunscreen  on; or should put it on ­Changes in genetic material to your reproductive material may change which would pass on to  other generations if had children ­DNA is the roadmap to who you are DIfference between type 1 and 2 diabetes­­the age in which you develop symptoms, typpe 2 s  easier to control ­Genetic engineering ­look at chromosomes ­What is your genetic makeup like? ~the 22 chromosomes match although 2 do not. Those two determine the gender ­Women are smarter than men ­Women are better leaders­­they just do not get the opportunity to express it BIO notes 3/17/16 An organism's genetic information is stored within the sequence of  DNA bases . This  information is transcribed into a sequence of RNA base , which are translate into a  sequence of proteins . What are the four nucleotides that fit together like pieces of a puzzle? Thymine, adenine,  cytosine and guanine ; these carry the information and transcribe into a sequence of RNA This RNA is associated with translation( and transcription(messenger RNA) Protein molecules are put together in the ribosomes of the cell  The messenger RNA leaves the nucleus without being broken down, cannot pass through the  nuclear membrane so it passes through the nuclear envelope  Ribosomes are made of different types of ribosomal RNA Transcription take place in the nucleus, translation takes place in the cytoplasm Nucleotide is composed of a phosphorous group, a sugar group and a nucleotide molecule Polynucleotide is the whole strand of nucleotides Genetic information is a sequence of polynucleotides that need to be translated into mRNA Adenine can only bond with thymine Cytosine can only bond with guanine Each strand of DNA in a double helix is complementary The differences between DNA and RNA DNA uses A, T, C, and G RNA uses A, U, C and G DNA structure is double helix RNA is single stranded RNA contains 3 of the four nucleotides in DNA(Uracil replaces Thymine) Ribosomal RNA(rRNA) Messenger RNA (mRNA)­ Transfer RNA(tRNA)­transfers RNA into the protein­­extremely small  molecule made up of  three nucleotides  How many different amino acids are there? 20 The process of mitosis is the process by which a cell goes through cell/nuclear division Use outline for studying for exam( exam is in two weeks) Cancer can be genetic or just pop up Genes of breast cancer are a genetic mutation of a particular gene, particularly seen in females 


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