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The Chemical Structure of DNA | HHMI's BioInteractive

The Chemical Structure of DNA | HHMI's BioInteractive | GMC Bootcamp | Scoop.it
DNA's chemical properties can be harnessed for a variety of biotechnology applications.
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Nucleotides in DNA | Science Primer

Nucleotides in DNA | Science Primer | GMC Bootcamp | Scoop.it
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1.  What is the difference between a nucleoside and a nucleotide?

2.  What are three main differences between DNA and RNA?

3.  What comprises the DNA backbone?

4.  Describe the bonding in the DNA backbone.

5.  Describe purine and pyrimidine bases. What are their similarities?  What are their differences?

6.  What are complementary bases? Identify the complementary bases and describe their bonding.

 

 

 

 

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Use of DNA Analysis in Identification, Health, & Human Origins

In DNA Interactive: Applications, investigate techniques of forensic analysis, how DNA science is applied to healthcare, & into mysteries of our human origins.
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DNA Structure - YouTube

"Two DNA strands intertwine to form a double helix. Each strand has a backbone composed of phosphates and sugars to which the bases are attached. The bases f...
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Questions:

1.  What are the three components of a nucleotide?

2.  Describe the position of the nucleotide components in the double helix with respect to covalent and non-covalent bonds.

3.  Illustrate nucleotide base pairing.

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transcription - from DNA to RNA

A simple look at the structure of RNA and how the information in DNA is used to make messenger RNA
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protein synthesis - from mRNA to protein

How the code in messenger RNA gets converted into an actual protein molecule.
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