Problem Set 6 S10

Problem Set 6 S10 - Problem Set 6 Chapters 19 & 20...

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Problem Set 6 BILD1 / Spring 2010 Chapters 19 & 20 Dr. Kiger Chapter 19: Viruses 1) A bacterium is infected with an experimentally constructed bacteriophage composed of T2 phage protein coat and T4 phage DNA. The new phages produced would have: (a) T2 protein and T4 DNA (b) T2 protein and T2 DNA (c) a mixture of both T2 and T4 DNA and protein (d) T4 protein and T4 DNA (e) T4 protein and T2 DNA 2) Is a virus alive or dead? Explain your answer. 3) (a) Briefly outline and describe the viral reproductive cycles for: (i) temperate phage: (ii) virulent phage: (b) What are the names and general mechanisms for the two modes of temperate viral reproduction? 4) Viruses are classified by the nature of their genome in host cells. What are the six major classes of animal viruses?
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Problem Set 6 BILD1 / Spring 2010 Chapters 19 & 20 Dr. Kiger Chapter 20: DNA Technology 5) What is a ddNTP and what is it used for? How does it differ from an NTP or a dNTP? Draw out the reaction of nucleic acid polymerization and make sure you understand how each type of
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