DNA, Hot Pockets, & The Longest Word Ever: Crash Course Biology #11

Hank imagines himself breaking into the Hot Pockets factory to steal their secret recipes and instruction manuals in order to help us understand how the processes known as DNA transcription and translation allow our cells to build proteins.

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Table of Contents:

1) Transcription 2:12

A) Transcription Unit 3:00

B) Promoter 3:10

C) TATA Box 3:32

D) RNA Polymerase 4:12

E) mRNA 4:15

F) Termination signal 5:21

G) 5′ Cap & Poly-A Tail 5:34

2) RNA Splicing 6:08

A) SNuRPs & Spliceosome 6:26

B) Exons & Introns 6:56

3) Translation 7:28

A) mRNA & tRNA 8:01

B) Triplet Codons & Anticodons 8:39

4) Folding & Protein Structure 10:51

A) Primary Structure 11:11

B) Secondary Structure 11:23

C) Tertiary Structure 11:58

D) Quaternary Structure 12:44

Links to episodes referenced in the video:

DNA structure episode: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8kK2zwjRV0M

Animal cells episode: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cj8dDTHGJBY

Fold-it SciShow episode: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JdBcpdH_ptA

REFERENCES for this video can be found in the Google document here: http://dft.ba/-2mxX

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tags: crashcourse, science, biology, DNA, titin, hot pocket, transcription, translation, gene, RNA, enzyme, transcription unit, adenine, thymine, cytosine, guanine, TATA box, DNA strand, mRNA, messenger RNA, RNA polymerase, uracil, termination signal, RNA splicing, SNuRPs, spliceosome, exons, introns, ribosome, tRNA, transfer RNA, amino acid, nitrogenous base, codon, anticodon, polypeptide chain, folding, helix, pleated sheets, protein biosynthesis, gene expression


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