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ERIC Number: EJ1044300
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 2
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ISSN: ISSN-0002-7685
Shaping tRNA
Priano, Christine
American Biology Teacher, v75 n9 p708-709 Nov-Dec 2013
This model-building activity provides a quick, visual, hands-on tool that allows students to examine more carefully the cloverleaf structure of a typical tRNA molecule. When used as a supplement to lessons that involve gene expression, this exercise reinforces several concepts in molecular genetics, including nucleotide base-pairing rules, the importance of molecular shape, the consequences of genetic mutation, and similarities and differences between DNA and RNA.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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