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HW #20 - Protein, Ribosome, Protein Synthesis/Gene Expression

posted Nov 17, 2015, 6:13 AM by Maria Clausen   [ updated Nov 22, 2015, 1:59 PM ]

On page 70 in your Science notebook, please write the following words and definitions, and complete the two prompts.  

Protein - a STRUCTURE or chain of amino acids that is folded into a specific shape and has a specific job. 
One fact about a protein:
Protein reminds you of: 

Ribosome - the ORGANELLES where proteins are made
Write a sentence using ribosome:
"Ribosome" reminds you of...

Protein synthesis or gene expression - the PROCESS of starting with a specific gene (DNA), making mRNA, making an amino acid, lining up the amino acids and folding them into a protein. 
Write a sentence using "protein synthesis":
"Protein synthesis" reminds you of...