Week8_Guide - Week 8 Guide for Independent Learning As you...

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Week 8 Guide for Independent Learning As you read section 16.1, Ch. 17, and section 18.1, formulate answers to these questions. 1. Summarize the experiments performed by the following scientists that provided evidence that DNA is the genetic material: a. Frederick Griffith b. Oswald Avery, Maclyn McCarty, and Colin MacLeod c. Alfred Hershey and Martha Chase d. Erwin Chargaff 2. Explain how Watson and Crick deduced the structure of DNA and describe the evidence they used. Explain the significance of the research of Rosalind Franklin. 3. Describe the structure of DNA. Explain the base-pairing rule and describe its significance. 4. Explain the reasoning that led Archibald Garrod to first suggest that genes dictate phenotypes through enzymes. 5. Distinguish between the “one gene–one enzyme” hypothesis and the “one gene–one polypeptide” hypothesis and explain why the original hypothesis was changed. 6.
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This note was uploaded on 09/05/2011 for the course BSC 2010 taught by Professor Bowes during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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