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Where is DNA located in a cell?
nucleus
What is Eric's definition of DNA inside the nucleus?
DNA in the nucleus is like a library of protein recipes
What is a gene?
A gene is one protein recipe
What are genes made of?
genes are made of DNA
Can DNA leave the nucleus?
NO - it has to be copied
What do you call a copy of DNA?
RNA
Where in the cell is RNA used to make proteins?
ribosomes
Why does DNA exist?
It's used to make proteins
DNA
protein recipes
RNA
copy of protein recipes
DNA is copied to make RNA in process called _______.
transcription
RNA is used to make proteins in a process called ________.
translation
What happens at the ribosomes?
proteins get made
What are the 3 parts of the cell theory?
1. cell is the basic unit of life
2. organisms are made of one or more cells
3. cells come from other cells
DNA in a nucleus is like a library of ______ recipes.
protein