Review - CR Chapter 16 Spring 2008

Review - CR Chapter 16 Spring 2008 - Review Chapter 16: DNA...

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Review – Chapter 16: DNA Synthesis Spring 2008 Answer the following questions as completely as possible, referring to your class notes and textbook. They are designed to help you integrate and review course material. The exam questions will deal with these topics, but will be specific and in the format described in the course syllabus. Exam questions may not be restricted to the topics covered here. 1. Describe the 3-D structure of DNA, making use of the following terms or phrases: sugar-phosphate backbones, 5' phosphate, 3' hydroxyl, complementary base-pairing, antiparallel strands, and the number of base pairs ‘per turn’ of the helix. 2. Is there a relationship between adjacent nucleotides in a single DNA chain? What about nucleotides positioned across from one another in double-stranded DNA? Adjacent base pairs in double-stranded DNA? 3. Explain the semiconservative model of DNA replication. 4. Where does DNA synthesis begin on a chromosome? How many starting places does a bacterial chromosome have? A eukaryotic chromosome? 5.
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