Ch_7_-_Study_Questions - Biol261Ch.7StudyQuestions 1.

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Biol 261 – Ch. 7 – Study Questions 1.  What is a gene and where is it found? 2. What is replication, transcription, and translation? 3. How are mRNA, tRNA and rRNA similar and different? 4. What is the central dogma of molecular biology? 5. How are prokaryotic and eukaryotic genes different? 6. What are the four nucleotides found in DNA and which ones are complementary?  RNA? 7. Why is DNA antiparallel?  How is it arranged? 8. How large is the  E. coli  chromosome? 9. What is an inverted repeat and stem loop? 10. What holds the two strands of DNA together? 11. What causes DNA to melt?  What does that mean? 12. What causes supercoiling?  Why is it necessary?  Which is more common, positive or  negative? 13. What is a plasmid?  Insertion sequences?  Transposons? 14. Why is replication semiconservative? 15. Which direction does replication and transcription proceed?
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