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DNA & The Central Dogma

DNA is often described as a blueprint...But a blueprint of what? The instructions that are held in DNA tell our cells how to create proteins. The Central Dogma (or "main idea") of Biology states That Proteins are made in one direction only:DNA---> RNA---> Protein

Click on the area of the cell where DNA is located.

Great job! Click on the organelle inside the cell where proteins are made.

Click here to read about the central dogma!


Protein Synthesis

the process of creating proteins using the instructions found in DNA.

Our cells need a few different molecules in order for protein synthesis to occur.

Click here to learn about the molecules we need for protein synthesis.

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