{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

BIO 325 - Quiz 4 - chromosome 3 The number of exons and...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
BIO 325 (Genetics) Fall 2009 Quiz 4 Maximum points: 25 Due in class on Thursday (Dec 3, 2009) Select 5 disease traits in humans for which gene(s) associated with each trait has been identified (for example, cystic fibrosis is most commonly associated with mutations in the gene for CFTR). DO NOT use cystic fibrosis as one of your traits. For each trait, answer the following questions: 1. The name of the gene and the function of the gene product. 2. Size of the gene and its location (chromosome number and its position on the
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: chromosome). 3. The number of exons and introns and the length of the coding region. 4. Perform a database search to find homologous protein sequences using the BLAST program (http://blast.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Blast.cgi). List the top 10 sequences for each protein with their known function. 5. Considering that a mutation in the gene results in the disease, how would you treat this disease using gene therapy? Describe briefly the design of your experiments....
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}