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Unformatted text preview: polysome formation? Why or why not? 2. You are a veterinarian studying a virus which attacks chickens. This virus will infect chicken cells, which then produce viral proteins until the host cell dies. You remember from molecular biology class that many antibiotics are able to kill bacteria because they inhibit protein synthesis. Can you use similar antibiotics to kill the virus infecting chickens? Explain. 3. RNA world hypothesis a. Explain why it is unlikely that the first primitive cells had the central dogma? b. Why is it likely that RNA was around before DNA? Why do we have DNA as the main form of genetic information storage?...
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- Fall '08
- DNA, peptide bond, correct amino acid, tRNA binding sites