Genetics HW #4

Genetics HW #4 - Robert Maines Genetics HW #4 1) A. The...

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Genetics HW #4 1) A. The transcription of the DNA to mRNA and then translation to viral proteins is consistent with the central dogma of molecular biology. B. The reverse transcription of RNA to DNA in the HIV virus during its lifecycle is not part of the central dogma. 2) 21 codons would be needed if the genetic code was not degenerate (20 amino acids plus a stop codon). 3) A higher rate of natural selection will occur with a single base change mechanism due to higher mutation rates. 4) A. (N) Met-Phe-Ser-Tyr-Cys (C) B. The length of the 5’ untranslated region in 9 basepairs (3 codons). C. UUU is the second tRNA anticodon used. 5) DNA replication transcription directionality bidirectional or directional bidirectional or directional polarity 5' to 3' or 3' to 5' 5' to 3' or 3' to 5' primer requirement yes or no yes or no incorporate bases with ribose sugar yes or no yes or no product strandedness double or single double or single template strandedness double or partially double
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course BIO 222 taught by Professor O'donnellandspear during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Geneseo.

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Genetics HW #4 - Robert Maines Genetics HW #4 1) A. The...

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