27 notecards = 7 pages (4 cards per page)
A particular triplet of bases in the template strand of DNA is 5' AGT
3'. The corresponding codon for the mRNA transcribed is
The genetic code is essentially the same for all organisms. From
this, one can logically assume which of the following?
Which of the following nucleotide triplets best represents a codon?
Which of the following provides some evidence that RNA probably
evolved before DNA?
Which of the following does not occur in prokaryotic eukaryotic gene
expression, but does in eukaryotic gene expression?
In eukaryotes there are several different types of RNA polymerase.
Which type is involved in transcription of mRNA for a globin protein?
Transcription in eukaryotes requires which of the following in
addition to RNA polymerase?
What is a ribozyme?
In an experimental situation, a student researcher inserts an mRNA
molecule into a eukaryotic cell after he has removed its 5' cap and
poly-A tail. Which of the following would you expect him to find?
Use the following model of a eukaryotic transcript to answer the next
A particular triplet of bases in the coding sequence of DNA is AAA.
The anticodon on the tRNA that binds the mRNA codon is
What is the function of GTP in translation?
There are 61 mRNA codons that specify an amino acid, but only 45
tRNAs. This is best explained by the fact that
Which of the following is the first event to take place in
translation in eukaryotes?
What is the function of the release factor (RF)?
When the function of the newly made polypeptide is to be secreted
from the cell where it has been made, what must occur?
Why might a point mutation in DNA make a difference in the level of
Which small-scale mutation would be most likely to have a
catastrophic effect on the functioning of a protein?
Which of the following statements is true about protein synthesis in
Of the following, which is the most current description of a gene?
DNA template strand
DNA template strand
A transfer RNA (#1) attached to the amino acid lysine enters the
ribosome. The lysine binds to the growing polypeptide on the other
tRNA (#2) in the ribosome already.
Which of the following is not true of a codon?
Which of the following is not true of RNA processing?
Which component is not directly involved in translation?
Which of the following mutations would be most likely to have a
harmful effect on an organism?