Unformatted text preview: -3 to 10-5 . Another 7 do not revert spontaneously at detectable frequency, but can be induced to revert at frequencies ranging from 10-5 to 10-6 by treatment with alkylating agents. The remaining 2 cannot be made to revert under any conditions. Answer the following questions, and explain your answers . a. Which class of mutants would you suspect result from transposable element insertion? b. Which class of mutants are probably missense mutations? Name one mutagen or process that causes missense mutations. c. Which class of mutants are probably deletions? Name one mutagen or process that causes deletions. 5. Given what you know about UV-induced mutations and their repair, would it be a good idea to be in the sun for short periods prior to a beach trip? Why or why not? Would your answer be the same or different if you were a bacterium? Optional problems: 16: 2, 4, 8, 14, 22, 26, 28, 30....
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This note was uploaded on 12/02/2011 for the course PCB 3063 taught by Professor Marta during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.
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