Chapter 14: DNA: TheGenetic Material


Must Know

Chemical nature of nucleic acids: DNA and RNA structure
[It is NOT necessary to know the experiments that
demonstrated that DNA is the hereditary material]

Deoxyribose and Ribose
Purines: adenine and guanine
Pyrimidines: cytosine, thymine, and uracil
How DNA replicates
DNA polymerase
one-gene / one-polypeptide hypotheseis
How DNA encodes protein structure


Instructors: Professor Clyde Herreid:
and Professor Chuck Fourtner:
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