DNA Structure and Replicationkey

DNA Structure and Replicationkey - DNA Structure and...

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DNA Structure and Replication 1. Which statement about complementary base pairing is not true? a. Complementary base pairing plays a role in DNA replication. b. In DNA, T pairs with A. c. Purines pair with purines, and pyrimidines pair with pyrimidines. d. In DNA, C pairs with G. e. The base pairs are of equal length. 2. In semiconservative replication of DNA, a. the original double helix remains intact and a new double helix forms. b. the strands of the double helix separate and act as templates for new strands. c. polymerization is catalyzed by RNA polymerase. d. polymerization is catalyzed by a double-helical enzyme. e. DNA is synthesized from amino acids. 3. Which of the following does not occur during DNA replication? a. Unwinding of the parent double helix b. Formation of short pieces that are connected by DNA ligase c. Complementary base pairing d. Use of a primer e. Polymerization in the 3´-to-5´ direction 4. The primer used for DNA replication a. is a short strand of RNA added to the 3´ end.
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2012 for the course BIOLOGY 102 taught by Professor Anderson during the Spring '11 term at Harvard.

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