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DNA, genes and protein synthesis

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Genetic code
The sequence of nucleotides in DNA or RNA that determines the specific amino acid sequence in the synthesis of proteins
Gene Locus
The position if a gene on a chromosome or DNA molecule
A molecule containing many amino acids
The process by which genetic information is copied from DNA to RNA
A segment of a DNA or RNA molecule that does not code for proteins and interrupts the sequence of genes
A segment of a DNA or RNA molecule that codes for proteins
The process by which mRNA is used to construct a new protein
An RNA molecule that is created during transcription and is used to synthesise proteins
A molecule that is used to carry instructions in the cell. It is similar to DNA but contains uracil instead of thymine
A nucleic acid that carries the genetic information in the cell
A sequence of three nucleotides which together form a unit of genetic code in a DNA or RNA molecule.
A thread-like structure of protein and DNA by which hereditary information is physically passed from one generation to the next
One of a number of alternative forms of a gene.