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Problem_Set6 - BIMM100 Fall 2008 Problem Set 6 1 Chromatin...

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BIMM100 Fall 2008 Problem Set 6 1. Chromatin modification and transcription a. SIR2 is involved in histone deacetylation. (1) How does deacetylation affect chromatin structure and why? (2) If a cell possessed a mutant version of SIR2 that could not bind to SIR3 and SIR4, how would this affect chromatin structure? b. Your lab studies chromatin dynamics, and your project concerns the protein Ping Pong. You want to test whether SIR2 binds to the Ping Pong proximal promoter region. Describe the steps you will take to do so.
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