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BIOL 4302/5302-001 (Microbial Genetics)
1. Which of the following is not correct regarding DNA and RNA synthesis?
A. The overall direction of chain growth is from the 5 end to the 3 end.
B. The template strand is antiparallel to the newly synthesized
genetic element that replicates independently of the host chromosome
Properties of Plasmids
-great majority are double stranded
-most are circular
-range in size 1kb-7Mb(aka mega plasmids)
-typically less that 5% the size of the chro