By Michael L. Cain, Carol Kaesuk Yoon, Anu Singh-Cundy
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DNA four. in the course of transcription, which molecule or molecules are produced? a. mRNA b. rRNA c. tRNA d. all the above five. A component to the template strand of a gene has the bottom series CGGATAGGGTAT. what's the series of amino acids laid out in this DNA series? (Use the data in determine thirteen. five and suppose that the corresponding mRNA series can be learn from left to correct. ) a. alanine–tyrosine–proline–isoleucine b. arginine–tyrosine–tryptophan–isoleucine c. arginine–isoleucine–glycine–tyrosine d. not one of the above 6. Which of those is liable for growing the covalent bonds that hyperlink the amino acids of a protein jointly within the order laid out in the gene that encodes that protein? a. tRNA c. rRNA b. mRNA d. ribosome 7. A mutation happens within which the fourth, 5th, and 6th bases are deleted from a gene that encodes a protein with fifty seven amino acids. Which of those will be anticipated to occur? a. The ensuing frameshift will hinder protein synthesis. b. A protein with fifty six amino acids may be developed. c. A protein that differs from the unique one—but nonetheless has fifty seven amino acids—will be developed. d. A protein with fifty four amino acids can be built. eight. so much eukaryotic genes include a number of segments which are transcribed yet no longer translated. every one such section can be a. a begin codon. b. a promoter. c. an intron. d. an exon. placing all of it jointly: From Gene to Phenotype • a few genes code for RNA basically, yet a multitude encode proteins. • Proteins are necessary to existence. along side the surroundings, they ascertain an organism’s phenotype. • simply because genes consultant the creation of proteins, they play a key position in settling on an organism’s phenotype. Unit three Genetics 266_283_DiscBio4e_Ch13. indd 282 ribosomal RNA (rRNA) (p. 269) RNA polymerase (p. 271) RNA splicing (p. 272) commence codon (p. 273) cease codon (p. 273) substitution (p. 277) template strand (p. 271) terminator (p. 272) transcription (p. 270) move RNA (tRNA) (p. 269) translation (p. 270) Self-Quiz bankruptcy thirteen From Gene to Protein 12/17/08 5:03:12 PM 266_283_DiscBio4e_Ch13. indd 283 283 12/17/08 5:03:12 PM evaluate and alertness of Key strategies and Self-Quiz questions aid scholars be sure whether or not they have built a deep realizing of the main ideas that have been indexed before everything of the bankruptcy. solutions to all Self-Quiz questions and such a lot overview and alertness questions are at the back of the textual content. the most important phrases record is a useful checkpoint for reviewing the fabric. web page numbers are incorporated in order that scholars can simply go back to the web page the place every one time period was once brought. Guided journey of the publication i_xxvi_1_DiscBio4e_FM_Full. indd xiii xiii 12/18/08 9:54:31 AM Instructor supplementations teacher source DVD-ROM This DVD contains the next: realize Biology within the information Instructor’s DVD • Drawn paintings and pictures. All drawn artwork, with and with no labels, and so much pictures in JPEG and PowerPoint codecs. • strategy animations and actions. built in particular for realize Biology, over 2 hundred animations and actions carry key figures from the textual content to existence and relief scholars’ evaluate of inauspicious suggestions.