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ProblemSet2 - BIMM100 Fall 2009 Problem Set 2 1. For each...

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BIMM100 Fall 2009 Problem Set 2 1. For each of the following, state whether they apply to (A) simple, (B) continuous and/or (C) complex transcription units. Each can have more than one answer a. Found in eukaryotes b. Contain introns c. Capable of making only a single protein from a given gene d. Pre-mRNA is different from mature mRNA e. Bacteria posses this form of transcription unit. 2. Repetitious DNA a. True or False. An individual has repetitious DNA on a specific region of chromosome 4. His next door neighbor also has repetitious DNA at that same region, but the sequence of each repeat is different. b. The number of repeats in an individual can increase during DNA replication. Diagram below how this can occur. 3. After a freak hula-hooping accident, you are concerned that you broke your hip. To see if this is the case, you buy an X-ray machine and give yourself an X-ray. Just to be safe, you repeat it a dozen times. Unfortunately this results in many double stranded breaks in your DNA. a.
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