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The genetic code in DNA is transcribed into RNA, which is translated into proteins with specific sequences.
During transcription, nucleotides in DNA are copied into RNA, where they are read three at a time to encode the amino acids in a protein. Many parts of a protein fold as the amino acids are strung together.
See image 2509 for an unlabeled version of this illustration.
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