Chapter 1 - Cells and Genomes
1.1 What are the main implications of templated replication of DNA molecules? Why is it
important to have a semi conservative multiplication of DNA molecules?
Prade et. al. Cell and Molecular Biology MICR3033
Chapter 4 Protein Function
4.15 Why are the membrane-spanning regions of transmembrane proteins frequently alphahelical?
4.16 Given that proteins act as molecular machines explain why conformational changes are so
important in protein fun
Chapter 2- Molecules in Cells
2.11 How glucose, mannose and galactose differ from each other?
2.12 If 0.5 mole of glucose weighs 90 g, what is the molecular weight of glucose?
2.13 What is the concentration, in grams per liter (g/l), of a
Chapter 4 - Protein Structure
4.1 Draw the general structure of an amino acid.
4.2 Draw the structure of a peptide bond.
4.3 What are the four weak non-covalent interactions that determine the conformation of a
4.4 What are the m
Chapter 2- Chemical Components
2.1 If the isotope 32S has 16 protons and 16 neutrons, how many protons and how many neutrons
will the isotope 35S have?
2.2 A carbon atom contains six protons and six neutrons. What are its atomic number, a
This time we will not talk about the microbial succession, but some more important
features such as environment.
They contain few antibiotic resins
P and N concentration are quite high
C:N ratio is 30-60 (low)
Energy refers to the capacity to move or change matter.
Forms of Energy
These forms of energy are important to life:
Energy can be transformed from one form to another.
Chemical energy is the ener
The 4 Phases of Microbial Population
1. Lag phase
This is the time needed to switch on the necessary cell machinery to (a).
transport the substrate into the cell, and (b), process the substrate once inside. It
normally requires the de novo synthesi
Decomposition of Conifer Needles
Generally the substrate quality is poor for the following reasons
The substrate is dry needles with waxy cuticles
The waxy cuticle covers the stomata to prevent fungal spores getting in
They contain antibiotic re
Epidemiology is the study of the occurrence, distribution, and control of disease in
Epidemiologists are interested in the life history of pathogens. What it does to the host,
the spread of diseases, where did it start and what is its mode of
Multiple Choice: Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the
question. Each question is worth 5.357 points.
1. The process of importing free DNA into cells is known as_
Mid-Term Exam-1, June 20, 2013
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. Each question is worth 6.25points
_c_ 1.The first genomes to be sequenced were those of:
Question 1 (3 points)
Match the following terms with the correct description or definition.
Question 1 options:
Drugs/chemicals which kill
The purpose of the exercise, as explained by the modification document on
D2, is to
Answer: sample your environment for the presence of microorganism
The completion of the modified EX#2-1 will provide information used
to_write the scientific paper_later t
6 / 3 points
The first important process/step which is necessary before beginning any tests
to identify an unknown bacteria is to_isolate_the bacteria and grow
it_in pure culture_.
2 / 2 points
The completion of the modified EX#5-31
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