Quiz 5 - 5- A C G A T C T C-3 3 T G C T A C A G- 5 (+1)...

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MCB 2410 Name _____________________ Spring 2009 Quiz #5 Section _____________ 1. In what direction do all polymerases synthesize nucleic acid chains? 5’ 3’ (+1) 2. What specific molecule is responsible for synthesizing the leading strand during replication? DNA polymerase (+1) 3. Illustrate the complementary base pairing rules in DNA using the single letter designations. A – T and G – C (+0.5 each) 4. The genome of a new species of fish is 15% cytosine. What is the adenine content? 20% (+1) 5. List two differences between DNA and RNA. DNA does not have a 2’ OH, RNA contains uracil instead of thymine (+0.5 each) 6. Write the complementary strand of the DNA sequence below. Label the 5’ and 3’ ends.
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Unformatted text preview: 5- A C G A T C T C-3 3 T G C T A C A G- 5 (+1) 7-10. Draw the nucleotide thymine. Include the following in your diagram: the nitrogenous base using appropriate one or two rings and single letter code the associated sugar using the pentose structure ( number the carbon positions ) the associated phosphate and hydroxyl groups an arrow, with ends labeled 5or 3, indicating the direction of synthesis (+1 each) MCB 2410 Name _____________________ Spring 2009 Quiz #5 Section _____________ T 5 3...
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Quiz 5 - 5- A C G A T C T C-3 3 T G C T A C A G- 5 (+1)...

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