8 - Answers - Paull BIO 212 Problem Set #8 (12 pts) Due on...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Paull BIO 212 Problem Set #8 (12 pts) Due on April 7/8 Handout #8: viruses/bacterial genetics 1. part a. (1 pt) If the sequence of a sense (+) strand RNA virus was: 5’-AUGCACCGCUUUUAUCAU-3’, what would be the amino acid sequence of the protein encoded by the virus? met-his-arg-phe-tyr-his part b. (2 pts) If the sequence in question 2 was the sequence of an antisense (-) strand RNA virus, what would be the amino acid sequence of the protein encoded by the virus? met-ile-lys-ala-val-his 2. (1 pt) The function of reverse transcriptase in retroviruses is to: a. hydrolyze the host cell’s DNA b. use viral RNA as a template for DNA synthesis c. convert host cell RNA in to viral DNA d. translate viral RNA into proteins e. use viral RNA as a template for making complementary RNA strands 3. (1 pt) What is required for the genes on a + (sense) strand single-stranded RNA virus to be expressed? a. The viral RNA-dependent RNA polymerase must transcribe a complementary
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 2

8 - Answers - Paull BIO 212 Problem Set #8 (12 pts) Due on...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online