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Converting DNA sequence into a protein.

Convert the following piece of DNA into a protein.

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First you must convert the DNA strand to an mRNA strand. Remember that thymine codes for uracil in mRNA.

If the DNA sequence is the bottom strand (template strand ) then the mRNA strand will be:

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The solution converts a piece of DNA sequence into a protein.

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