MStudy Questions for Lecture 2
Nucleus, Chromosomal Structure & Packaging, Nucleolus, and
Associated Readings (MBoC 6th ed.): Ch. 4: pp. 178183 & 187216; Ch. 6: pp. 325
are the principal features of the eukaryotic nucleus?
Study Questions for Lecture 3
Nucleolus, Telomeres, & X-Chromosome Inactivation
Associated Readings (MBoC 6th ed.): Ch. 4: pp. 214216; Ch. 5: pp. 262265; Ch. 7:
1. How do chromatin loops relate to chromatin domains? What is a
Study Questions for Chapter 1
Light microscopy, electron microscopy, and X-ray diffraction are used to
probe cellular structures. Which scales/structures are these different
techniques best suited for?
100s of microns to a few microns:
Exam 3 notes:
Lecture 23: General principles of cell communication: Ch. 15 813-831
Cell signaling is key to understanding development and disease zebrafish embryo.
Common components of signaling pathways signal, recognition of signal bye r
3 Domains of life
Common to all cells
Eukaryote vs. prokaryote
Properties of DNA
Definition of a Gene
-Live cell structures and behavior
-Shows mitotic spindles
-A few to 100s of micro
Lecture 1- (p. 1-15, 23-29)
Light microscopy reveals live cell behavior & subcellular structures like mitotic spindles in
eukaryotic cells. 100s of microns to a few microns.
Electron microscopy greater resolution of subcellular structures like the mitocho
33. Mitosis: Ch. 17 978-996
S-phase: duplication of chromosomes, accurate replication of the entire DNA molecule in each
chromosome. Chromosome duplication is triggered by the activation of S-Cdk which activates
proteins that unwind the DNA and initiate i