Lesson Details

  • Name: DNA structure and protein synthesis
  • Code: B.4.10.I.3
  • Specification Reference:
  • Keywords: DNA, structure, amino acids
  • Objectives: To describe DNA as a polymer made from four different nucleotides. To discuss complimentary base pairing. To describe in detail the process of protein synthesis.
  • Competency: Explain how the bases on the two strands link together.
  • Proficiency: Describe in simple terms how a protein is synthesised.
  • Mastery: Explain the importance of the shape of a protein for enzyme action (links with and function.

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