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Unformatted text preview: How many in a eukaryotic chromosome? 6. What is the specific reaction catalyzed by DNA polymerase? 7. To which end of the leading strand does DNA polymerase add dNTPs? To which end of the lagging strand? 8. What is an Okazaki fragment? Where do we find Okazaki fragments? 9. What is the function of primase? Why does DNA replication require this enzyme? 10. Many other enzymes and proteins are involved in DNA replication – briefly describe the function of each of the following in replication: (a) Helicase: (b) Topoisomerase (c) Single-stranded binding protein (d) DNA ligase 11. What is the importance of the 3’-to-5’ exonuclease activity of DNA Pol? 12. What is a telomere? What is the function of a telomere?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2009 for the course BIO 53455 taught by Professor Wandelt during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas.
- Fall '08