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    Difference between replication, transcription, and translation

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    Replication, transcription, and translation are all terms used to describe DNA, RNA, and protein synthesis. It can be confusing trying to memorize these definitions because the words are similar, so here's a memory trick!

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    Replication is the process by which DNA makes an exact copy of itself. Think of this process as being like a photo copier. Your photo copy looks just like the paper you put in.

    Transcription is the process by which RNA is made using a DNA template, ...

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