Study Guide for the Final Exam
Capsid, terminase enzyme, nucloid, free supercoiling, restrained supercoiling, metaphase
chromosome, chromatin, euchromatin, constitutive heterochromatin, facultative heterochromatin,
karyotype, giemsa staining, G-banding, lampbrush chromosomes, polytene chromosomes,
centromere, C-banding, kenetochore, microtubule organizing center (MTOC),
CDE-1, CDE-II, CDE-III, telomere, telomerase complex.
1. Know the two different ways that nucleic acids are packaged in viruses or phages.
2. Know how translocation and condensation are related to the stages of the packaging in
3. Know how bacterial chromosomes are packaged.