Introduction to the Central Dogma

Identify the central dogma of life

As you have learned, information flow in an organism takes place from DNA to RNA to protein. DNA dictates the structure of mRNA in a process known as transcription, and RNA dictates the structure of protein in a process known as translation. This is known as the Central Dogma of Life, which holds true for all organisms.

Learning Activities

The learning activities for this section include the following:

  • The Central Dogma
  • Self Check: Central Dogma