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

Protein Synthesis Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

double membrane that acts as the storehouse for most cell's DNA Nucleus
molecule that allows for transmission of genetic information and protein synthesis RNA
monomer that forms DNA Nucleotide
in which two strands wind around one another, to that of a twisted ladder Double Helix
process by which DNA is copied Replication
enzyme that makes bonds between nucleotides DNA polymerase
either of the two sides that make up a double helix of DNA complementary side
matches Thymine and Uracil Adenine
matches with Cytosine Guanine
matches with Guanine Cytosine
matches with Adenine Thymine
matches with Adenine Uracil
nitrogenous base, has two circular ring structures, A, G match with a pyrimidine Purine
organelle that links amino acids together to form proteins Ribosome
nitrogenous base, has one circular ring structure, C, T match with purine Pyrimidine
process of copying a nucleotide sequence of DNA Transcription
process by which mRNA is decoded and a protein is produced Translation
enzyme that catalyzes the synthesis of a complementary strand RNA polymerase
carries genetic information from the nucleus to the cytoplasm Messenger RNA
RNA that is in the ribosome and guides the translation of mRNA into a protein Ribosomal RNA
form of RNA that brings amino acids to ribosomes during protein synthesis Transfer RNA
sequence of three nucleotides that codes for one amino acid Codon
sequence of three nucleotides in a tRNA molecule that binds to a complementary mRNA codon during translation Anticodon
molecule that makes up proteins, composed of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen and sometimes sulfur Amino Acid
Polymer composed of amino acids linked by peptide bonds; folds into a particular structure depending on bonds between amino acids Protein

Molecular Biology Crossword

Type
Crossword
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, 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

DNA Replication and Protein Synthesis Word Search

Type
Word Search
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 Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

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 Structure, Discover, and Replication Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

telomeres
enzymes
semiconservative
dnapolymerase
replicationfork
replication
doublehelix
complimentarybasepairs
pyrimidines
purines
watsonandcrick
franklin
covalentbonds
hydrogenbonds
antiparallel
chargaffsrule
thymine
adenine
cytosine
guanine
deoxyribose
phosphategroup
nitrogenousbase
nucleotide
deoxyribonucleicacid
hersheyandchase
mice
pneumonia
transformation
griffith

Unit 5: DNA and RNA Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

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/RNA/Protein Synthesis Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Nitrogen base in a DNA strand that pairs with Guanine Cytosine
Nitrogen base in DNA that bonds with Thymine Adenine
Scientist that discovered the DNA bonding pair rules Chargaff
Nitrogen base that replaces Thymine in RNA Uracil
Scientist that used x-rays to determine the structure of DNA Franklin
Pair of scientists that won the nobel prize for building the 3-d structure of DNA Watson&Crick
DNA duplicating itself replication
What DNA stands for deoxyribonucleic acid
The sugar used by RNA ribose
The "m" in mRNA stand for messenger
The "t" in tRNA stand for transfer
Copying DNA into mRNA transcription
Changing mRNA into tRNA Translation
Three consecutive bases that code for a specific amino acid codon
The codon wheel work only with mRNA

DNA and DNA Replication Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

........... bases are part of DNA nitrogenous
There are 2 types of bases, pyrimidine and ...... purine
This enzyme "glues" the DNA monomers together dna ligase
This strand contains the DNA that is NOT a template antisense
There are 2 theories about DNA Replication: ............ and semi-............ conservative
Mesellson worked with ..... to prove the semi-conservative model stahl
These bonds hold Adenine and Thymine together hydrogen
How many bonds hold Cytosine and Guanine together? three
What sugar is present in DNA? deoxyribose
A full .......... contains a sugar, phosphate group and a nitrogenous base nucleotide
DNA Replication takes place in the ...... nucleus
Mesellson and his partner proved their theory with this. hybrid dna
What is a DNA Extron used for? Protein Codes

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