Biochemistry

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1.Introduction to Biochemistry

Central Dogma

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Central Dogma of Molecular Biology

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Transcription

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Translation

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Transcription vs. Translation

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What is the central dogma of molecular biology directly referring to?

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Consider a DNA template strand of the following sequence: 5’-A C T G C C A G G A A T-3’.

A) What is the sequence of the corresponding DNA coding strand? Include directionality.

DNA Template Strand: 5’-A C T G C C A G G A A T-3’.

DNA Coding Strand:


B) What is the sequence of the corresponding mRNA strand? Include directionality.

mRNA Strand:

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Consider a DNA coding strand with the following sequence: 3’-C T T C A T A G C T C G-5’.

Use the genetic code to determine the corresponding amino acid sequence of the translated protein.