· Theorder of amino acids is determined by the order in which ATC and G occur on thechromosome.
· Agene is a segment of DNA specifying the sequence of amino acids in a particularprotein.
· Achromosome is a series of individual genes that make up the body of thechromosome.
Building blocks of life. Proteins make up living material but also hormones or enzymes. Proteins are molecules composed of one or more chains of amino acids in a specific order. This order is determined by the base sequence of nucleotides in the gene coding for the protein.