q7 - APPROVED SOLUTION CH388 AY08-01 (C/D Hours) Quiz #7...

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APPROVED SOLUTION CH388 AY08-01 (C/D Hours) Cadet __________________ Quiz #7 (Lessons 16-17) Section/Hour ____________ You have ten minutes to complete this 50 point quiz. Use pencil only. No references are authorized. 1. (8 pts) A mutation within a gene sequence changes the start codon to a stop codon. How does this affect the gene’s transcription? Transcription will not be affected. However, it will affect the translation by preventing the initiation of polypeptide synthesis. 2. (5 pts) What is the function of a transcriptional promoter? Promoters are DNA sequences that provide the exact location for the initiation of transcription. 3. (5 pts) List one difference between RNA polymerase and DNA polymerase. RNA polymerase makes RNA strand while DNA polymerase makes DNA strand RNA polymerase uses only one DNA strand as a template RNA polymerase recognizes a specific DNA sequence and synthesizes only the portion of RNA from the promoter to the terminator RNA polymerase cannot proofread
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