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Unformatted text preview: basic principles for the structure of the bacterial and eukaryotic chromosomes? How does the association of DNA with histones change during replication, transcription, repair? (you have not seen these sections yet but should be able to work it out) 1. What does error‐prone repair do? Why is having it advantageous for the cell? 2. Does having a large genome help protect against mutations by transposons? Unit 2: Information flow, Replication 1. Why are there multiple DNA polymerases in a eucaryotic cell? 2. Proofreading is important in DNA repair. It consists of what steps? 3. Explain the role of primase and DNA polymerase in leading and lagging strand DNA synthesis. Which of the following reasons explains why a single‐stranded DNA circle cannot serve as a DNA polymerase template? a. DNA polymerase cannot initiate DNA strand formation. b. DNA polymerase can only add nucleotides to the 3'‐hydroxyl end of an existing strand. c. DNA polymerase can only add nucleotides to the 5'‐hyd...
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This test prep was uploaded on 03/26/2014 for the course BIO 1140 taught by Professor Fenwick during the Winter '07 term at University of Ottawa.

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