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21 Cards in this Set

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a nitrogen containing base found in one of the nucleotide subunits of DNA. This is the "A" of the genetic code alphabet.
the subunits that are chemically bonded together in proteins.
amino acid
the way in which atoms are joined together to one another.
chemical bonds
a nitrogen containing base in nucleotide subunit of DNA, The letter "C" of the genetic code alphabet.
the long molecule shaped like a twisted ladder (double helix).
deoxyribonucleic (DNA)
the sugar part of a DNA nucleotide subunit.
the double spiral shaper of the DNA molecule.
double helix
the process of copuing a gene into messanger-RNA
genetic transcription
a nitrogen - containing base found in a nucleotide subunit of DNA that is the "G" of the genetic code alphabet.
a type of weak chemical bond.
hydrogen bond
messenger RNA carries instructions for making proteins from nucleus to a ribosome.
messenger RNA
the nitrogen containing bases of the DNA nucleiotide subunits called Adinine, Thymine, Cytosine, Guanine.
nitrogen bases
DNA or RNA nucleus
nucleic acids
the process that occurs when DNA makes an exact copy ofitself before cell division.
replication of DNA
a type of nucleic acid that contains sugar - ribose
ribonucleic acid
a sugar group found in RNA nucleotide subunits.
strong bonds between deoxribose sugars and phostphate.
sugar - phostphate bonds
a nitrogen containing base found in one of the nucleotide subunits of DNA.
a small RNA molecules ca pick up amino acids.
transfer RNA
the process of making proteins using the instructions of a messenger RNA molecule
a nitrogen - containing base used in RNA molecules instead of thymine.