In healthy cells, the normal function of the activated Ras protein is to
The two major problems that transcription solves for the cell are
There are more than four kinds of amino acids in proteins. Each kind of amino acid must be coded for in mRNA. Thus, a short sequence of mRNA bases called a(n) _________ is used to code for each amino acid in the translation process.
Which of the following phrases best describes the role of mRNA in gene expression?
The “S” phase of the cell cycle represents the activity of
_____________ is a disease state characterized by cells that divide uncontrollably and no longer respect their confinement within their tissue of origin.
Animal development and automobile development differ in that
The ______________ is a highly differentiated brain structure that is too specialized to be considered an “early brain region”.
Why is the word “translation” used for protein production? Protein production is the process of
Heart rate and respiratory inhalation rate functions in the mature human adult are controlled by the
In the translation process, tRNA molecules are also called “adapter” molecules. Why? What is their function?
The ________________ is often represented as a chart in which a specific sequence of bases in mRNA (a codon) is used to represent each amino acid building block found in the world of proteins.
The nuclear membrane of the cell disintegrates during which phase of the cell cycle?
When DNA is replicated, the two strands are first separated through _________; each strand then becomes a _________ against which two new strands are made.
Life perpetuates itself at the cellular level
The brain most directly interacts with and controls
When the organism expresses a set of genes, the result is the characteristics of that organism. These characteristics are called its
Moving ahead with cell division is controlled by the interaction of
A dominant control over the endocrine system in mature human adults is exerted by the
Which of the following is not a recognized organ system within the human body?
Genes that normally direct the inhibition of cell division regulatory pathways are called
Which of the following is a part of the overall processing of mRNA in the cell nucleus?
The mitotic stage of metaphase is most clearly defined by
Which of the following is tRNA's role in translation?
The term “transcription” means the process of