MolBioProbs1

MolBioProbs1 - PROBLEMS ON MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND PROTEIN...

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PROBLEMS ON MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND PROTEIN SYNTHESIS 1. Which statement about the base sequence of human DNA is true? a. [A] = [T] = [G] = [C] b. [A] = [G] c. [A] = [T] d. [A] = [C] e. None of the above need be true. 2. Imagine that you heard a statement that the DNA of a particular bacterium was 65% G+C. Which of the following responses would be logical? a. Big deal! All DNA has that composition. b. Impossible! DNA is always 50% G+C. c. Possible, but unusual, since it means that the DNA is single-stranded. d. So what? 3. Below are given messenger RNA base sequences. Using the genetic code chart in your textbook, follow the instructions below the messengers. mRNAs: 1) A U G C G U C U G U C U C C C G U C U A G 2) A U G A G A U U G A G U C C C G U U U A A 3) A U G U G U C U G U C U C A A G U C U A G 4) A U G A G A U A G A G U C C C G U U U A A 5) A U G C G U C A U G U C U C C C G U C U A G a). Write the sequence of amino acids incorporated into the polypeptide
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