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5 Matching questions

  1. differentiation
  2. DNA fingerprint
  3. temperate grassland
  4. histone
  5. chelicerate
  1. a the specialization in the structure and function of cells that occurs during the development of an organism; results from selective activation and deactivation of the cells' genes
  2. b a procedure that analyzes an individual's unique collection of DNA restriction fragments , detected by electrophoresis and nucleic acid probes; it can be used to determine whether two samples of genetic material are from the same individual
  3. c a lineage of arthropods that includes horseshoe crabs, scorpions, ticks, and spiders.
  4. d a grassland region maintained by seasonal drought, occasional fires, and grazing by large mammals
  5. e a small protein molecule associated with DNA and important in DNA packaging in the eukaryotic chromosome

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. an interaction between species in which one species, the predator, eats the other, the prey
  2. (T) a single-ring nitrogenous base found in DNA
  3. a surface-coating colony of prokaryotes that engage in metabolic cooperation
  4. a type of viral replication cycle resulting in the release of a new viruses by lysis (breaking open) of the host cell.
  5. member of the fungal phylum Glomeromycota, characterized by a distinct branching form of endomycorrhizae (symbiotic relationships with plant roots) called arbuscular mycorrhizae; also known as an arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus

5 True/False questions

  1. population ecologythe application of ecological principles to the study of the structure and dynamics of a collection of ecosystems; the study of the biodiversity of interacting ecosystems


  2. complementary DNAa symbiotic relationship in which one partner benefits without significantly affecting the other


  3. reciprocal altruismin animal behavior, a selfless act repaid at a later time by the beneficiary or by another member of the beneficiary's social system


  4. placentain most mammals, the organ that provides nutrients and oxygen to the embryo and helps dispose of its metabolic wastes; formed of the embryo's chorion and the mother's endometrial blood vessels.


  5. translocationthe synthesis of a polypeptide using the genetic information encoded in an mRNA molecule; there is a change of "language" from nucleotides to amino acids