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Flashcards - DNA Structure & Genomes

Flashcards - DNA Structure & Genomes
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protein
Proteins are large biomolecules, or macromolecules, consisting of one or more long chains of amino acid residues
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nucleotides
Nucleotides are organic molecules that serve as the monomers, or subunits, of nucleic acids like DNA and RNA
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nucleotides
Nucleotides are organic molecules that serve as the monomers, or subunits, of nucleic acids like DNA and RNA
protein
Proteins are large biomolecules, or macromolecules, consisting of one or more long chains of amino acid residues
James Watson
James Dewey Watson is an American molecular biologist, geneticist and zoologist, best known as one of the co-discoverers of the structure of DNA in 1953 with Francis Crick
double helix
In molecular biology, the term double helix refers to the structure formed by double-stranded molecules of nucleic acids such as DNA
non-coding DNA
In genomics and related disciplines, noncoding DNA sequences are components of an organism's DNA that do not encode protein sequences

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