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Nucleotide sequence and RNA transcript


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If the nucleotide sequence within the DNA template strand of a gene is CGGATCAT, what will be the sequence of nucleotides in the RNA transcript of that template?

Nov 22nd, 2017

GCCUAGUA

In the elongation stage of transcription, RNA polymerase links RNA nucleotides together forming a RNA molecule called an mRNA transcript . The rules of base pairing in transcription are the same as in DNA replication  with one exception an A on the DNA template ends up as U(recall from chapter 8 there is no T in RNA so there is no A:T pairing  in the RNA transcript 

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Chpter 9 Gene expression: From genes to rpoteins

Human Heredity: Principles and Issues, Updated Edition by Michael Cummings


Apr 8th, 2015

Execuse me for my typing error 

In the elongation stage of transcription, RNA polymerase links RNA nucleotides together forming a RNA molecule called an mRNA transcript . The rules of base pairing in transcription are the same as in DNA replication, with one exception an A on the DNA template ends up as U in the RNA transcript .

(recall from chapter 8 there is no T in RNA so there is no A:T pairing in the RNA )

Chapter 9 Gene expression : From genes to protiens 


Apr 8th, 2015

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