Homework assignment for Chapter 18 Immunology (MMBIO 463)
Read pages 593-622: Chapter 18 examines primary and secondary immunodeficiencies
with a focus on HIV replication, effect on immune system, and treatment development.
Answer the following questions:
MMBIO 441 Final Exam Review Sheet
Mainly Multiple choice, 4-5 long answer, some short answer.
Understanding mechanisms and principles
Relate the review guide to previous exams, smaller things are not always
Review guide covers prob
Homework 10-Chapter 12
Define DNA damage and contrast it with mutation and carcinogenesis
List types of mutations. Rank them in order of effect on protein products.
List types of DNA damage, and correlate them with DNA damaging agents
Homework 9-Chapter 11
Identify characteristics of DNA replication.
Explain the concept of a replication fork, origin of replication, termination site.
Describe the directionality of DNA replication
Explain leading strand and lagging strand synt
Homework 8: Chapters 9-10 Homework
Describe supercoiling in DNA, including why it happens. Tell when you would find
negative supercoils and when you would find positive supercoils
Predict what would happen to supercoiling given the actions of
Homework 7 Chapter 8
Define genome, homolog, ortholog, paralog, and synteny
Use databases to analyze genetic information
Describe the genomes of Adenoviruses, Picornaviruses, and retroviruses.
Describe the sequence composition of the human gen
Homework 1 (Chapter 2)
Objectives for Chapter 2:
Use Mendels laws of heredity to predict phenotypes
Describe exceptions to Mendels laws
Define chromosomes and tell the difference in chromosome numbers between gametes and
Describe evidence th
Homework 2 (Chapter 4)
Differentiate between primary, secondary, tertiary, and quaternary protein structure
Draw a schematic of an amino acid and describe the important features of each part
Group amino acids by the properties of their side ch
Homework 3 (Chapter 5)
Describe the role of binding in protein function, including in enzymatic processes and in
Define the terms dissociation constant and rate constant
Predict the effects of regulatory events on protein activity
Homework 4 Chapter 6
Draw the component parts of a nucleotide
Recognize purines and pyrimidines, and the structure of each of the 5 major nucleotides
Describe the importance of the 5 and 3 carbons, including how this imparts polarity to nucleic
Objectives chapter 7+, DNA techniques
Decide when to use which technique to study DNA
Interpret data from southern blots
Describe mechanisms of and purposes for cloning genes
Describe types of cloning vectors and their advantages/disadvantages
Monday, October 3, 2016
Meselson & Stahl - Semiconservative Replication (One strand is kept, one is replicated T
parent strands are also present among the other 8 grand daughter strands and two
daughter strands are pre
MMBIO 240 (Dr. Nielsen), Quiz 2 Spring 2016
1. (1 points) Which of the following interactions has the lowest affinity?
D. Sequence-specific protein-DNA
(1 point) Why is this relatively lo
MMBIO 240 (Dr. Nielsen), Quiz 1 Sp2016
1. (2 points) Briefly describe what codominance is, and explain the difference
between this and incomplete dominance (1 point). Give an example of
incomplete dominance (1 pt).
Codominance occurs when two allel
MMBIO 240 (Dr. Nielsen) Homework 3, due May 16
1. A. (3 points total) Given the following template strand of DNA, what would be the
sequence of the complementary strand (make sure to label the 5 and 3 ends of the
new strand as well as on the str
MMBIO 240 Homework #4, due May 25, 2016
1. A. Why is it that both strands of DNA cannot be synthesized continuously at a replication
fork (2 points)? B. How is replication of the two DNA strands coordinated? Provide basic
details, including majo
MMBIO 240 Homework #5, due June 10, 2016
1. A. (3 points) What is the consensus sequence at the -10 region of vegetative bacterial
gene promoters? Is this exact sequence found in all or nearly all gene promoters? What
would you expect the ef
MMBIO 240 (Dr. Nielsen) Quiz 3, May 18, 2016
Record your total out of 20 points.
1. (2 points) Histone proteins interact with chromosomal DNA to compact it into chromatin. Histone
proteins share which of the following properties?
A. They have a
MMBIO 240 (Dr. Nielsen) Quiz 4, May 25, 2016
1. (2 points) The function of the bacterial RuvC protein is to:
A. initiate unwinding of DNA to facilitate meiotic recombination
B. catalyze strand invasion during homologous recombination
MMBIO 240 (Dr. Nielsen) Quiz 6, June 10, 2016
1. (2 points) Which one of the following statements IS a feature of the wobble hypothesis?
A. There is one tRNA for each codon in the mRNA.
B. The wobble occurs only in the third base of the anticod
Homework 1 MMBIO 240 Molecular Biology
Due May 2 KEY
1. (4 points) Does a change in genotype always result in a change in phenotype (2 points)?
Explain your answer (2 points).
Answer: No (2 points). (2 points for the explanation) Mendels third law of inhe
MMBIO 240 Quiz 5, June 1, 2016
1. (2 points) DNA footprinting is a technique that can be used to identify:
A. a region of DNA that has been damaged by mutation.
B. the position of a particular gene in a chromosome.
C. the position of internally