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Showing Revision 1 created 09/27/2013 by Cogi-Admin.

  1. Whether it's the ABO enzyme that determines
  2. blood type, the lactase protein which allows you
  3. to digest lactose found in many dairy products,
  4. or the tyrosinase enzyme which pigments your skin,
  5. and hair, and eyes. Or any other protein.
  6. The central dogma describes how DNA, the genetic
  7. code, is copied through an RNA intermediate. And
  8. translated by ribosomes into proteins made of amino-acids.
  9. Now, even one small change in the DNA, one
  10. change in the genetic code, can have profound consequences
  11. on the resulting protein. Let's take a closer look,
  12. using our example of the ABO enzyme and blood type.