DNA Processes

From dna and insert itself into another part of the

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: ubstitute for purines or pyrimidines during nucleic acid replication - presence of bromine instead of methyl increases probability of tautomeric shift Alkylating agents: donate alkyl group to amino or keto groups to alter base- pairing affinity Acridine dyes: cause frameshift mutations by intercalating between purinesh and pyrimidines Transposons: can’t excise itself from DNA and insert itself into another part of the genome UV radiation - can...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 02/09/2014 for the course BIO 152 taught by Professor Tillishiffert,manuspatten during the Fall '11 term at Georgetown.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online