BE209-2011-ProblemSet1

BE209-2011-ProblemSet1 - Name: _Vincent Lin_ BE209 Problem...

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Name: ___________Vincent Lin____________________ BE209 Problem set 1: Due Wednesday, Feb 9, 2011, 11:59 pm Fill in the blank (3 points each) 1). DNA is synthesized in the _____ _____ to ____________ direction with nucleotides connected by ______________ bonds. 2). Enzymes are described as catalysts that increase the rate that _______________ are converted into _________ _______ by lowering the ________________ of a reaction. 3). A term first coined by Francis Crick, the ___________ ___________ of biology, that describes the way biological information flows from _______________ to __________ _______ to protein. 4). The primary structure of proteins links amino acids using _______________ bonds between the ________________ and _______________ termini of each amino acid.
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5). _______________ synthesize proteins from mRNA. This process is also known as __________________ and occurs ___________________ (in/outside) of the nucleus. 6). A codon consists of _____________ base pairs in mRNA, and codes for a specific _________ in a protein.
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True or False (3 points each) 7). ( True / False ) DNA consists of two complementary and parallel strands of nucleic acids. 8). ( True / False ) In the production of mRNA, introns are removed during transcription. 9). ( True / False ) Telomerase assists in DNA synthesis in eukaryotes. 10). ( True / False ) The cell membrane is composed of a fatty acids where the hydrophobic tails are inside the lipid bilayer Multiple Choice (3 points each) 11). Which of the following sequences can fully base-pair with itself? A. 5’ CAGCAGCA 3’ B. 5’ AATCCGCT 3’ C. 5’ GGGGTTTT 3’ D. 5’ CGCCGGCG 3’ 12). Which of the following statements are true?
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B. 3 hydrogen bonds are used to base pair A to T.
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