Genetics From Genes to Genomes Study Set 1

Biology

Quiz 1 :

Genetics: the Study of Biological Information

Quiz 1 :

Genetics: the Study of Biological Information

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Mutation of a mouse gene results in mice that lack heart muscle.What characteristic would you expect to find in a human gene that has a common origin with this mouse gene?
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Which is a structural feature shared by DNA, RNA, and proteins?
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One strand of DNA has the sequence 5′ GGTCTA 3′.What is the sequence of the other strand?
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What is the difference between the function of DNA and the function of proteins?
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A segment of a protein has the amino acid sequence Ser-Gly-Leu.Is it possible to infer the sequence of the RNA that encodes this amino acid sequence? img
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Which statement about the structure of proteins is false?
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How does DNA structure relate to its function?
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Currently, what information can be obtained from sequencing an individual's genome?
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Which statement is true about the structure of DNA?
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New genes are thought to arise by which mechanism?
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What is the most likely way a mutation in one gene can convert one body part to another?
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Which is not a potential problem of allowing the genomic sequences of individuals to become widely available?
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A sequence of bases in the middle of an RNA used to encode a polypeptide has the sequence UUA-AUG-CGU.Is it possible to infer the sequence of the amino acids encoded by this RNA? img
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A recent technical advancement that has accelerated the study of genomes is the ability to
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Which statement supports the theory that all organisms are related?
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A mouse gene was identified and determined to be required for formation of heart muscle.A gene with a similar sequence was identified in the human genome.What experiment could scientists do to determine if the mouse and human genes have similar functions?
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A genome can be best described as
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What is the difference between genetic dissection and genome sequencing?
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What is a difference between the structure of DNA and proteins?
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The size of the mouse (M.musculus)genome is 2700 megabases (Mb)and it contains about 25,000 genes arranged on 40 chromosomes.If the genes are evenly distributed on chromosomes in the mouse, what is the average number of genes per chromosome?
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