212_Sample_exam - Biology212SampleExamQuestions

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Biology 212 Sample Exam Questions 16.  A particular eukaryotic protein is 300 amino acids long. Which of the following could  be the number of nucleotides in the gene  that codes for this protein?  (*be careful!*) a. 3 b. 100 c. 300 d. 900 e. 1800 explain your answer:
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gene  that encodes a small peptide in a prokaryotic organism. Describe the  sequence of events that will take place to convert this genetic information into a poly peptide  (Both transcription and  translation!) .  Be as complete as possible and be sure to indicate the sequence of the mRNA and the sequence of the peptide that  are created (see the universal code on the last page of your test).  promoter region 5’ (ATGACGTATAA) TGACCGTACATGAGTAATACATAAATCAG 3’ 3’ (TACTGCATATT) ACTGGCATGTACTCATTATGTATTTAGTC 5’ 18. During a study session about evolution, one of your classmates remarks “ The giraffe stretched its neck while reaching for higher  leaves so its offspring inherited longer necks as a result.” What would you say to correct your fellow student’s misconception? 19. Which of the following is the 
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