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....

The "form handler" software doesn't like "blanks" so, if you don't have an answer, leave the - in the box.

While you are encouraged to work in small (2-3) groups, each of you must submit a separate form. You are each responsible for your own answers.

1-Last Name:   First Name:

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You will want to keep this window open while you work on the DNAi site. 


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.)

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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