CR, 21. November 2002


Nucleic Acids Chemistry

Outline of Today's Lecture
 
 

Biosynthesis of DNA and RNA:  Replication, Transcription & Translation
 

1. Overview over Replication and Expression of Genetic Information
 

2. Replication, catalyzed by a DNA-polymerase

     -  Chemical aspects

     -  Some biological aspects
 

3. Transcription, the synthesis of RNA
 

4. Translation, the synthesis of proteins

     -  Activation of amino acid residue

     -  Transacylation reaction