Chapter 16 Objectives

Chapter 16 Objectives - Chapter 16 The Molecular Basis of...

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Chapter 16 The Molecular Basis of Inheritance Teaching Objectives DNA as the Genetic Material 1. Explain why researchers originally thought protein was the genetic material. 2. Summarize the experiments performed by the following scientists that provided evidence that DNA is the genetic material: a. Frederick Griffith b. Oswald Avery, Maclyn McCarty, and Colin MacLeod c. Alfred Hershey and Martha Chase d. Erwin Chargaff 3. Explain how Watson and Crick deduced the structure of DNA and describe the evidence they used. Explain the significance of the research of Rosalind Franklin. 4. Describe the structure of DNA. Explain the base-pairing rule and describe its significance. DNA Replication and Repair 5. Describe the semiconservative model of replication and the significance of the experiments of Matthew Meselson and Franklin Stahl. 6. Describe the process of DNA replication, including the role of the origins of replication and replication forks. 7.
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2008 for the course SCI 1406 taught by Professor Sheffield during the Spring '08 term at Tarrant County.

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