Bio151 Sp13 Exam 2 answer key (1)

A mutant form of the gene created by a single point

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Unformatted text preview: whether each of the following statements is true or false. If false, correct the statement or provide a brief explanation for why it is false. i) The 5' to 3' direction of RNA synthesis implies that ribonucleotides are added to the 5' OH group on the growing strand. False – the nucleotides are added to the 3’OH group of the growing strand ii) Transcription is terminated at stop codons in the mRNA. False – transcription is terminated at the transcription termination site in the mRNA OR Translation is terminated at stop codons in the mRNA Bio151 Sp13 Name: Exam 2 Prof. Francis Discussion Section number/TA’s name or DS day/time: Section C (7 pts) Shown below is the DNA sequence of a gene from a virus that encodes a short viral peptide. Also shown is the sequence of the mRNA synthesized from this gene. genomic DNA sequence: 5'- AGCTCATGTGCGAGTCCTGACGCTGACTAGG- 3' 3'- TCGAGTACACGCTCAGGACTGCGACTGATCC- 5' mature mRNA sequence (G* = G cap): 5'- G*UCAUGUGCGAACGCUGACUAGGAAAAAAAA....- 3' i) (2 pts) In the genomic DNA sequence shown above, draw a box around each of th...
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2014 for the course BIO 151 taught by Professor Randallphillis during the Spring '12 term at UMass (Amherst).

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