Protein synthesis

In this lesson, we will deepen our understanding of the structure of DNA. We will then learn how DNA leads to the synthesis of proteins, and the effect of mutations.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is the structure of DNA?

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Q2.What is the entire genetic material of an organism known as?

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Q3.Nancy Chang was first to sequence the genome of which organism?

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Q4.The HIV genome consists of how many genes?

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Q5.What else has Nancy Chang's company specialised in treatments for?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is the structure of DNA?

1/5

Q2.What is the entire genetic material of an organism known as?

2/5

Q3.Nancy Chang was first to sequence the genome of which organism?

3/5

Q4.The HIV genome consists of how many genes?

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Q5.What else has Nancy Chang's company specialised in treatments for?

5/5

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Quiz:

Protein synthesis

This quiz will check your understanding of the structure of DNA, protein synthesis and mutations

Q1.What do amino acids join together to form?

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Q2.A change to the base sequence of DNA is called a:

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Q3.Which of the following is NOT a base of DNA?

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Q4.Tick the three parts which make up a DNA nucleotide

Select three (3) boxes

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Q5.Where does protein synthesis take place?

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Q6.Put the stages of protein synthesis into the correct order
The protein chain will fold to form a unique shape
Three bases will code for an amino acid
Carrier molecules will bring amino acids to the growing chain

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Protein synthesis

This quiz will check your understanding of the structure of DNA, protein synthesis and mutations

Q1.What do amino acids join together to form?

1/6

Q2.A change to the base sequence of DNA is called a:

2/6

Q3.Which of the following is NOT a base of DNA?

3/6

Q4.Tick the three parts which make up a DNA nucleotide

Select three (3) boxes

4/6

Q5.Where does protein synthesis take place?

5/6

Q6.Put the stages of protein synthesis into the correct order
The protein chain will fold to form a unique shape
Three bases will code for an amino acid
Carrier molecules will bring amino acids to the growing chain

6/6

Lesson summary: Protein synthesis

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