Chapter 10 Problems

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Name: Hellums, Jessica UTEID: JSH575 Problems and Questions for Chapter 10 Material C14: Highly repetitive DNA: (two types) Tandem repeating DNA: repeats are successive and all one after the other; examples are the centromere and telomere Interspersed repeats: repeats are scattered throughout the genome SINES are short interspersed repeats and LINES are long interspersed repeats Alu element is an example of an interspersed repeat. C15: Nucleosome is made up of histone proteins and DNA wrapped around the histone octamers 30nm fiber is made up of nucleosomes that are folded up into a zigzag pattern C19: Heterochromatin is more condensed than euchromatin. Euchromatin is less tightly condensed so that it is possible for RNA polymerase to attach and transcribe it. Heterochomatin is not transcribed because the tight packing does not allow it; heterochromatin is often inactive because the genes are not needed. C24:
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This homework help was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course BIO 325 taught by Professor Saxena during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.

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