Puzzle – Protein Synthesis


Protein Synthesis
Across 2. a series of three mRNA nucleotides that codes for an amino acid 3. coded for by DNA and made of amino acids 7. process of assembling amino acids into polypeptides in the ribosomes 9. RNA that copies DNA in the nucleus 10. genetic language used to translate mRNA transcripts into proteins 11. UGA, UAA, and UAG codons 12. RNA that carries amino acids to be linked together to make proteins 15. site of transcription Down 1. both DNA and RNA are these types of compounds 2. where ribosomes are found 4. series of three bases on tRNA that code for an amino acid 5. base on RNA that replaces thymine 6. holes in the nuclear membrane where mRNA leaves to move to the ribosome 8. methionine codon (AUG) 13. RNA that makes up ribosomes along with proteins 14. site of protein synthesis