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Molecular Biology Lecture Objectives 1. Summarize the experiment performed by Alfred Hershey and Martha Chase that provided evidence that DNA is the genetic material. 2. 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. 3. Describe the structure of DNA. Explain the base-pairing rule and describe its significance. 4. Describe the semiconservative model of replication and the significance of the experiments of Matthew Meselson and Franklin Stahl. 5. Describe the process of DNA replication, including the role of the origins of replication and replication forks. 6. Explain what energy source drives the polymerization of DNA. 7. Define antiparallel and explain why continuous synthesis of both DNA strands is not possible. Distinguish between the leading strand and the lagging strand. 8. Explain the roles of DNA ligase, primase, topoisomerase, and polymerase in replication. 9. Describe the structure and function of telomeres.
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This note was uploaded on 08/05/2009 for the course BILD 1 taught by Professor Boulanger during the Fall '08 term at UCSD.

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