Chapter Ten: DNA: The Chemical Nature of the Gene
What three general characteristics must the genetic material possess?
(1) The genetic material must contain complex information that encodes the
Chapter Seventeen: Control of Gene Expression in Eukaryotes
List some important differences between bacterial and eukaryotic cells that affect
the way in which the genes are regulated.
a. Bacterial genes are freque
The Molecular Basis of
Overview: Lifes Operating Instructions
DNA directs the development of:
Behavioral traits (to some extent)
Prior to the double-helix
Chapter Twelve: DNA Replication and Recombination
What is semiconservative replication?
In semiconservative replication, the original two strands of the double helix serve
as templates for new strands of DNA. When r
Chapter Eleven: Chromosome Structure and Transposable Elements
How does supercoiling arise? What is the difference between positive and negative
Supercoiling arises from topoisomerases catalyzing the