Chapter 11Student Response Questions
From DNA to Proteins: Translation
1. What kind of chemical bond holds adjacent amino acids together?
a. a covalent bond
b. a peptide bond
c. both a and b
d. neither a nor b
Location: 11.1 The Genetic Code Determines Ho
From DNA to Proteins: Transcription and RNA Processing
1. Which of the following is true of RNA compared to DNA?
a. RNA and DNA use the same bases.
b. RNA has a hydroxyl group on the 2-carbon atom of its sugar component.
c. Both RNA and
1. Meselson and Stahl grew bacteria for many generations in medium containing
heavy 15N, then shifted the bacteria into medium containing light 14N for one, two
or three rounds of DNA replication. The DNA was extracted af
Chapter 8 clickers
DNA: The Chemical Nature of the Gene
1. Before the chemical nature of genetic material was known, scientists knew that
genetic material must do or be all of the following, EXCEPT that:
a. genetic material must contain complex coding inf