• DNA contains instructions for all the proteins your body makes.
  • Proteins, in turn, determine the structure and function of all your cells.
  • Instructions for making proteins with the correct sequence of amino acids are encoded in DNA.
  • RNA is a small molecule that can squeeze through pores in the nuclear membrane.
  • It carries the information from DNA in the nucleus to a ribosome in the cytoplasm and then helps assemble the protein.Discovering this sequence of events was a major milestone in molecular biology and is called the central dogma of molecular biology.
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