DNA- Transcription, Translation, Protein

DNA- Transcription, Translation, Protein

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  • Hi i'm Dani the DNA and I'm about to do my first transcription and translation! Come on inside and I'll show you what it is!
  • This process is called Transcription!
  • So first I split in half, kind of like unzipping, then a copy of me called a mRNA is created
  • After the mRNA is created it leaves the nucleus and goes to the ribosome the ribosome reads the mRNA and tells the tRNA what it needs.
  • Once it get there,things called tRNA bring over amino acids that ribosome needs to start connecting them to make a protein, the ribosome holds onto the protein until it's ready to be released
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  • After the ribosome reads the last part of the mRNA the ribosome releases the newly created protein!
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  • After the protein is created the ribosome releases it, if the translation and transcription is done correctly, the protein then can fold into the correct shape to do its job.
  • Bye!
  • But this protein did everything just right so we don't need to worry about any mutations! Thanks for stopping by and I hope you come back soon! I just can't STRAND to be without you!
  • If the two processes didn't happen properly you get what is called a mutation which makes the protein unable to fold in the shape needed to complete its task.
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