transfusion vs. transcription

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transfusion vs. transcription

Post by xilovejessemccartneyx3 » Thu Jan 12, 2006 11:44 pm

transfusion vs. transcription

i don't really get the difference between them! like they both have to do with dna right?! but what's the dif?!

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Post by xilovejessemccartneyx3 » Thu Jan 12, 2006 11:47 pm

wait i meant between transcription and translation NOT transfusion! loll sorry! ♥

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Post by alextemplet » Fri Jan 13, 2006 2:37 am

Transcription, if I remember right, has to do with the copying of the DNA strand when it replicates itself (DNA->DNA). Translation has to do with copying the DNA code onto RNA (DNA->RNA). The way to remember it is that RNA is different from DNA; it's like "translating" something into a different language.

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Post by canalon » Fri Jan 13, 2006 3:57 am

alextemplet wrote:Transcription, if I remember right, has to do with the copying of the DNA strand when it replicates itself (DNA->DNA). Translation has to do with copying the DNA code onto RNA (DNA->RNA). The way to remember it is that RNA is different from DNA; it's like "translating" something into a different language.


If I remember correctly it is more:
Transcritption is the synthesis of DNA in mRNA
Translation is the synthesis of a polypeptide from the mRNA
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Post by alextemplet » Fri Jan 13, 2006 4:23 pm

Yeah, now I remember correctly. Gosh, sometimes that little thing called memory can be so unreliable! At least I tried, even if I embarrassed myself! :oops: Thanks for the clarification. :D

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Post by Dr.Stein » Sat Jan 14, 2006 2:29 am

O-ow once again, Doctor comes when problem is already solved :roll: :lol:

Well, to make my coming is not useless here, I will provide a figure here for entertain you all 8) And the one who asked about transcription vs translation will understand it better :) Enjoy! :)

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