Unformatted text preview: 5. The following represents the nucleotide sequence of one strand of a DNA duplex near the start of transcription of a highly transcribed E. coli gene. Identify (by boxing): (a) The –10 promoter element (Pribnow Box) (b) The –35 promoter element (c) The likely transcriptional start site (i.e., nucleotide #1 of the RNA transcript) (5’) TCAGAAAATTATTTTAAATTTCCTCTTGTCAGGCCGGA ATAACTCCCTATAATGCGCCACCACTGACACGG (3’) 6. How was it shown that the genetic code is (a) “comma-less” and (b) non-overlapping?...
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2010 for the course BIOC 100A taught by Professor Harrynoller during the Winter '10 term at UCSC.
- Winter '10