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mcb2010c_homework8 - Microbiology Homework #8 25 points-...

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Microbiology Homework #8 Name ________________________ 25 points- due ______________ VCC___________ CHAPTER 8- Microbial Genetics; Pathogens (one point per number unless otherwise stated) 1. Explain what the difference is between a chromosome and a gene, which is longer? 2. Due to semiconservative DNA replication, each piece of DNA contains one _____________________ strand of DNA nucleotides and one __________________________ strand of DNA nucleotides. 3. Define the following words: A. GENOTYPE: B. PHENOTYPE: 4. Match the following terms: (2 points) Conjugation Transduction Translation Plasmids Transcription Binary Fission Transposons Transformation ___________________ The transfer of DNA from a donor to a recipient bacterial cell as naked pieces of DNA in a solution ___________________ The process of asexual reproduction in bacterial cells ___________________ The process where mRNA is made from a gene ___________________ The transfer of DNA from a donor to a recipient bacterial cell through a sex pilus ___________________ The transfer of DNA from a donor to a recipient bacterial cell by a bacteriophage ___________________ The process of using mRNA, tRNA, ribosomes and amino acids to produce a polypeptide ___________________ Small pieces of DNA that can move from one region in a DNA molecule to another region; occurs rarely
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