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: herreid@buffalo.edu
and Professor Chuck Fourtner: fourtner@buffalo.edu
Web site: http://www.bio200.buffalo.edu/