DNA & Protein Synthesis

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    1. The History of DNA
    A lesson with Craig Savage
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    Learn how scientists discovered DNA and determined its function, composition, and structure - and how they experimented with cloning Dolly the sheep!

    Learn how scientists discovered DNA and determined its function, composition, and structure - and how they experimented with cloning Dolly the sheep!

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    2. The Structure of DNA
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    Learn how nucleotides combine to form the double helix structure of DNA - the complex molecule that serves as the foundation for all living organisms.

    Learn how nucleotides combine to form the double helix structure of DNA - the complex molecule that serves as the foundation for all living organisms.

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    3. DNA Replication
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    What is DNA replication? Learn how nucleotides bind to form new strands of DNA - creating a replica (or identical copy) of a cell’s genetic material.

    What is DNA replication? Learn how nucleotides bind to form new strands of DNA - creating a replica (or identical copy) of a cell’s genetic material.

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    4. RNA and Protein Synthesis
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    Confused about the relationship of DNA to RNA, or RNA to a specific amino acid? Sit back, relax, and brush up on the basics of RNA and protein synthesis.

    Confused about the relationship of DNA to RNA, or RNA to a specific amino acid? Sit back, relax, and brush up on the basics of RNA and protein synthesis.

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    5. Protein Synthesis: Transcription
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    In this second installment in the biology series on RNA, learn about the first stage of protein synthesis: the four-step process of transcription.

    In this second installment in the biology series on RNA, learn about the first stage of protein synthesis: the four-step process of transcription.

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Jean M
fascinating, thanks for the historical explanation.
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Jean M
This was a bit "over my head" but I loved it anyway.
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Sheik S
Very informative
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Gab J
Very interesting !! ????
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Rob E
Thank you for the lesson
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