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Concepts of Genetics 3rd Edition

Concepts of Genetics (3rd Edition)

Book Edition3rd Edition
Author(s)Brooker
ISBN9781259879906
PublisherMcGraw-Hill, Inc.
SubjectBiology
Section 12.1: ORGANIZATION OF FUNCTIONAL SITES ALONG BACTERIAL CHROMOSOMES
Concept Check
Comprehension Questions
Section 12.2: STRUCTURE OF BACTERIAL CHROMOSOMES
Comprehension Questions
Section 12.3: ORGANIZATION OF FUNCTIONAL SITES ALONG EUKARYOTIC CHROMOSOMES
Comprehension Questions
Concept Check
Section 12.4: SIZES OF EUKARYOTIC GENOMES AND REPETITIVE SEQUENCES
Comprehension Questions
Section 12.6: STRUCTURE OF EUKARYOTIC CHROMOSOMES IN NONDIVIDING CELLS
Section 12.7: STRUCTURE OF EUKARYOTIC CHROMOSOMES DURING CELLS DIVISION
Comprehension Questions
Concept Check

Chapter 12, Section 12.1, Concept Check, Exercise 01

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Most of the DNA in the bacterial genome contributes to the synthesis of enzymes and other amino acids-containing macromolecules. 

Explanation

Structural genes code for proteins that are required for the structure and functioning of the cell. Intergenic regions are present between these genes. For example, in bacteria, lac structural genes code for proteins required for lactose metabolism.

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Structural genes

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