• Protein Synthesis

    What's Important?

    (8% of focus)
    • Describe how the process of DNA replication results in the transmission and/or conservation of genetic information
    • Describe how the processes of transcription and translation are similar in all organisms
    • Describe the role of ribosomes, endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi apparatus, and the nucleus in the production of specific types of proteins
    • Describe how genetic mutations alter the DNA sequence and may or may not affect phenotype (e.g. silent, nonsense, frame-shift)