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BSCI 110A Exam 4 November 21, 2008 Print Name _________________________________ Signature Pledge___________________________________ 1. Read all questions carefully. 2. You will have 50 minutes to complete this exam. 3. Do not start until directed. 4. Good luck!
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1. Transcription termination is much more tightly regulated in prokaryotic organisms as compared to eukaryotes. A) (4) Why? B) (4) Name the two main ways that transcription termination occurs in prokaryotes. C) (4) In general, what terminates transcription in eukaryotes? 2. In class, we talked about how skipping of exon 3 in the human growth hormone gene leads to the production of a smaller protein than normal. A) (4) This is only possible because the size of exon 3 is a multiple of 3. Why is this important? B) (4) What would happen to growth hormone production if the GU at the start of intron 4 was deleted? What kind of a mutation would this be at the protein level? C) (4) What would happen to growth hormone production if a mutation caused a deletion of 30
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This note was uploaded on 11/12/2010 for the course BSCI BSCI 110A taught by Professor Zwiebel during the Fall '09 term at Vanderbilt.

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