Chapter 16A Problems - Name Hellums Jessica UTEID JSH575 Problems and Questions for Chapter 16A Material C3 Point mutation Substitution Transition

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Name: Hellums, Jessica UTEID: JSH575 Problems and Questions for Chapter 16A Material C3: Point mutation Substitution Transition Nonsense mutation C7: A. Reversion is appropriate B. Intergenic suppressor is not appropriate, it is an intragenic suppressor C. Missense mutation is appropriate A1: A. AGTTATTTGGGAGAA TCAATAGACCCTCTT B. AGTTATGTGGGAGAA TCAATACACCCTCTT C. AGTTATCTGAA TCAATAGACTT A2: A. No, it doesn’t produce a frameshift because it is before the start codon and it doesn’t get translated into a product. B. No functional alpha subunit would be produced possibly because there could be a consensus sequence RCCATGG that is partially deleted (the AC). The way eukaryotic translation works, is it scans for the appropriate start codon and if the ribosome doesn’t recognize the consensus sequence around the ATG, then it won’t translate this specific ATG, it will find another one that could cut the transcript short, or start a reading frame that is different from the ideal reading frame. Changing the
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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 at Austin.

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Chapter 16A Problems - Name Hellums Jessica UTEID JSH575 Problems and Questions for Chapter 16A Material C3 Point mutation Substitution Transition

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