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MRSA
Methicillian resistant Staphococcus aureus
Staph infection
Genetics
study of transmission and expression of genes.
Gene expression
includes transcription and translation
Transcription
copying of DNA to mRNA
Translation
using mRNA to synthesize polypeptide.
OCCURES IN mRNA
genome
one copy of all genes in a cell
gene
amount of DNA required to synthesize mRNA and it's polypeptide.
genotype
genetic makeup or genes of an organism
phenotype
appearance of organism results from expression of genotype
expression
unique characteristic of Bacterial Genetics
one circular chromosome
Bscterial Genetics
haploid
one gene for each trait mutation frequently changes phenotype