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DNA Central Dogma Form III - Translation and Protein Synthesis

When you click Submit (at the bottom of this web page) it will save your work on the server for me.

DO NOT Click submit more than once!

TAB OR USE THE MOUSE Between the fields....

You are encouraged to work in small groups (pairs or threes). You will only have to submit one paper per group (with all the names!)

In the computer log on as “River” password: “Deep” in the Domain “this computer”

You will want to keep this window open while you work on the DNAi site. To do this, hold down the shift key when you click on the link to open it in a new window.

Click on "Reading the Code"

After you read the section on "Problem" you can skip Players", but go through  "Pieces of the Puzzle," and "Putting it together."

Make sure you pay close attention to the video "Translation" in "Putting it together"

Answer the questions as best you can. The boxes will expand as you type if you need more space. (Don't worry if it is a one word answer. The box size is standard.)


Class Period

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Question 1:  What is a codon? What is an anticodon? How many bases in a codon?  Why?

Question 2: How many different codons are there? 

Question 3: In the video what color are the amino acids? 

Question 4. What is the primary protein sequence you have made in the simulation? 


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