Type
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The two sides of DNA held together by weak ____ bonds Hydrogen
Always pairs with Cytosine Guanine
The shape of DNA is double ____ Helix
Composed of a sugar, a base, and a phosphate Nucleotide
Sections of DNA that code for a trait Gene
The long form of DNA, ____ acid Deoxyribonucleic
The sugar found in DNA Ribose
Always pairs with Thymine Adenine
Where DNA is found in the cell Nucleus
A protein that package and order the DNA strands in the chromosomes Histone

DNA Word Search

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CENTROMERE
SISTER CHROMATIDS
HYDROGEN BOND
DOUBLE HELIX
THYMINE
PHOSPHATE GROUP
NUCLEUS
CHROMOSOME
NUCLEIC ACID
CYTOSINE
ADENINE
DEOXYRIBOSE SUGAR
CHROMATIN
BASE PAIR RULE
NUCLEOTIDE
GUANINE
NITROGENOUS BASE
DNA

DNA Replication and Protein Synthesis Word Search

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Description

Adenine
Amino acid
Anticodon
Chromosome
Codon
Complementary
Cytoplasm
Cytosine
Deoxyribose
DNA
Double stranded
Guanine
Helicase
Helix
Message
mRNA
Mutation
Nitrogen base
Nucleotide
Nucleus
Peptide bond
Phosphate
Polymerase
Protein
Replication
Ribose
Ribosomal
Ribsome
RNA
rRNA
Single stranded
Start
Stop
Sugar
Thymine
Transcription
Transfer
Translation
tRNA
Uracil

DNA, RNA, Protein Synthesis crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Type macromolecule know a nucleic acid. dna
a nucleid acid present in all living cell. rna
it is paired with guanine in double-stranded DNA. cytosine
a compoun that ocurrs in guano and fish scales. guanine
in DNA its place taken by thymine. uracil
a pyrimidine derivative, it is paired with adenine in double-stranded DNA thymine
a purine derivatinve, it is paired with thymine in double-stranded DNA. adenine
the shape of DNA. double helix
a sugar derived from ribose by replacing a hydroxyl group with hydrogen. deoxyribose
where does the mRNA travel to ribose
a compound consisting of a nucleosides linked to a phosphate group. nucleotide
process by which the genetic code puts together proteins in the cell. protein synthesis
messenger RNA, is a subtype of RNA. mrna
activated by enzyme that attaches a specific amino acid to the end trna
the first step of the central dogmainvolves the synthesis of mRNA from DNA in process transcription
once the mRNA is synthesized and processed, it moves to the ribosome. translation
a sphere- shaped structure within the cytoplasm of the cell that is composed of RNA and protein and is the site of protein synthesis. ribosome
the building blocks of all biological proteins. amino acid
set of three bases codon
opposite codon antidon
built from a large number of amino acids. polypeptide

Unit 5: DNA and RNA Word Search

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uracil
translation
transcription
trait
thymine
sugar
RNA
ribosome
radiation
proteinsynthesis
protein
polypeptide
phosphate
peptide bonds
nucleus
nucleotides
nucleic acid
nitrogen base
mutation
mutagen
hydrogen bonds
guanine
gene
double helix
DNAexpression
DNA
cytosine
complementary
codon
carcinogen
cancer
anticodon
amino acids
adenine
activated gene

DNA WORD SCRAMBLE Word Search

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Description

ADENINE
BASEPAIRRULE
CENTROMERE
CHROMATIN
CHROMOSOMES
CYTOSINE
DEOXYRIBOSE SUGAR
DNA
DOUBLE HELIX
GUANINE
HYDROGEN BOND
NITROGENOUSBASE
NUCLEIC ACID
NUCLEOTIDE
NUCLEUS
PHOSPHATE GROUP
SISTER CHROMATIDS
THYMINE

Molecular Biology Crossword

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Description

carbon compounds composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen; used as short term energy storage Carbohydrates
broad class of carbon compounds that are insoluble in water; includes fatty acids, triglycerides, steroids, and waxes lipids
carbon compounds composed of one or more chains of amino acids proteins
subunits of proteins; composed of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen (and sometimes sulphur) amino acids
chains of subunits called nucleotides; RNA and DNA nucleic acids
subunits of nucleic acids; composed of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, and phosphorus nucleotides
the sum of all chemical reactions that occur in an organism metabolism
the part of metabolism in which chemical reactions build up larger molecules from smaller ones anabolism
the part of metabolism in which larger molecules are broken down into smaller ones catabolism
double stranded double helix, ATCG bases, nucleic acid DNA
to copy DNA DNA replication
single stranded, AUCG bases, nucleic acid RNA
messenger RNA, copies the DNA code and moves it to the ribosome mRNA
The process of making proteins Protein Synthesis
Happens in the nucleus, making mRNA from DNA Transcription
happens at the ribosome mRNA- Amino acids- proteins Translation
amino acids are held together by peptide bonds. A strand of amino acids are polypeptides or protiens Polypeptides
determined by watson and crick; structure of DNA double helix
sub unit of nucleic acid (monomer) made of 5 carbon sugar, phosphate, nitrogenous base nucleotide
purine that pairs with thymine adenine
pyrimidine (single ring) that pairs with adenine thymine
double ring; purine; that pairs with cytosine guanine
single ring base, pyrimidine, that pairs with guanine cytosine
DNA strands run in opposite directions antiparallel
unzips DNA helix helicase
lays down RNA primer for replication RNA primase
made continuously leading strand
TATA box, regions that encourage transcription promoters
non coding regions that are excised introns
triplet of mRNA that codes for amino acids for protein synthesis codon

DNA Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A compound consisting of a nucleoside linked to a phosphate group. Nucleotides form the basic structural unit of nucleic acids such as DNA. Nucleotide
A pair of parallel helices intertwined aboucomt a mon axis,especially that in the structure of the DNA molecule. Double Helix
Constrains imposed by the molecular structure of DNA and RNA on the formation of hydrogen bonds among the four purine and pyrimidine bases such that adenine pairs with thymine or uracil, and guanine pairs with cytosine. Base-pairing rules
Genetics. The process by which double-stranded DNA makes copies of itself, each strand, as it separates, synthesizing a complementary strand. Replication
Any of a class of enzymes involved in the synthesis of deoxyribonucleic acid from its deoxyribonucleoside triphosphate precursors. DNA Polymerase
Molecular biology describes the two-step process, transcription and translation,by which the information in genes flows into proteins. Central Dogma
Any of a class of single-stranded molecules transcribed from DNA in the cell nucleus or in the mitochondrion or chloroplast RNA
The first step of gene expression, in which a particular segment of DNA is copied into RNA. Transcription
An enzyme that synthesizes the formation of RNA from a DNA template during transcription. RNA Polymerase
The form of RNA in which genetic information transcribed from DNA as a sequence of bases is transferred to a ribosome. Messenger RNA
A type of RNA, distinguished by its length and abundance, functioning in protein synthesis as a component of ribosomes. Ribosomal RNA
A small RNA molecule, consisting of a strand of nucleotides folded into a clover-leaf shape, that picks up an unattached amino acid within the cell cytoplasm and conveys it to the ribosome for protein synthesis. Transfer RNA
The process follows transcription in which the DNA sequence is copied (or transcribed) into an mRNA. Translation
A triplet of adjacent nucleotides in the messenger RNA chain that codes for a specific amino acid in the synthesis of a protein molecule. Codon
A codon that stops the synthesis of a protein molecule. Stop Codon
A codon that starts the synthesis of protein molecule. Start Codon
A sequence of three nucleotides in a region of transfer RNA that recognizes a complementary coding triplet of nucleotides in messenger RNA during translation by the ribosomes in protein biosynthesis. Anticodon
Occurs when a DNA gene is damaged or changed in such a way as to alter the genetic message carried by that gene. Mutation
A type of mutation that causes a single nucleotide base substitution, insertion, or deletion of the genetic material, DNA or RNA. Point Mutation
A number of nucleotides in a DNA sequence that is not divisible by three. Frameshift Mutation

DNA Quiz Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Who discovered the structure of DNA? Rosalind Franklin
What is the structure of DNA? Double Helix
Deoxyribose, phosphate, and a nitrogenous base makeup a _____. Nucleotide
The nitrogenous base "A" stands for? Adenine
The nitrogenous base "C" stands for? Cytosine
Cytosine pairs with_______. Guanine
Adenine pairs with _____. Thymine
Rosalind Franklin used _____ to take pictures of DNA. X-ray
The backbone of DNA is made of sugar and _____. Phosphate
The two strands of nucleotides are _____ to each other. Antiparallel
_____ have only one ring of carbon (small). pyrimidines
_____ have two rings of carbon (big). Purines
One difference between RNA and DNA is that _____ replaces thymine in RNA. Uracil

DNA WORDSEARCH

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Word Search
Description

BASE
PHOSPHATE GROUP
DEXOYRIBOSE SUGAR
MENDEL
NUCLEUS
BACKBONES
CHARGAFF'S RULES
CHROMOSOME
CYTOSINE
Deoxyribonucleic Acid
DNA
DOUBLE HELIX
GENE
NITROGEN
NUCLEOTIDE
PROTIEN
PURINE
PYRIMIDINE
THYMINE
WATSON

DNA, RNA, Protein Synthesis crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the building blocks of all biological proteins amino acid
set of three bases codon
a nitrogen base that pairs with cytosine guanine
type of macromolecule that is a nucleic acid DNA
in DNA its place is taken by thymine uracil
the "D" in DNA deoxyribose
type of sugar RNA is ribose
messenger RNA, is a subtype of RNA mRNA
this pairs with adenine in double-stranded DNA thymine
the first step of protein synthesis that changes DNA into RNA transcription
the shape of DNA double helix
a sphere-shaped structure within the cytoplasm of the cell that is composed of RNA and protein and is the site of protein synthesis ribosome
opposite of codon anticodon
process by which teh genetic code puts together proteins in the cell protein synthesis
a compound consisting of a nitrogen base, sugar and a phosphate group nucleotide
this is paired with thymine in double-stranded DNA adenine
the second step of protein synthesis that changes RNA into proteins translation
brings amino acids from cytoplasm to a ribosome tRNA
built from a large number of amino acids polypeptide
contains uracil and is single-stranded RNA
it is paired with guanine in double-stranded DNA cytosine