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Problem:  In the Central Dogma of DNA, producing RNA from DNA is called transcription and production of protein from RNA is called translation. Why were the words transcription and translation chosen to represent each of these steps?

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 In the Central Dogma of DNA, producing RNA from DNA is called transcription and production of protein from RNA is called translation. Why were the words transcription and translation chosen to represent each of these steps?

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