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BIOCHEM EXAM 5
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A sequence of DNA or RNA that directs the synthesis of a complimentary sequence is called a:
Short segments of DNA that are synthesized on the lagging strand of DNA are called:
An initial segment of a polymer that is to be extended and on which elongation depends is called a:
relaxes or introduces supercoils.
What feature is not shared by both DNA polymerase and RNA polymerase?
Both require an RNA primer.
Which of the following is not one of the steps required in DNA repair mechanisms that use sequence information from the uncompromised strand?
incorporation of a ribonucleotide segment by primase
Why are errors more common in synthesis of RNA than DNA?
DNA polymerases have a proofreading activity.
A protein that binds to a specific DNA element to assist in the initiation of RNA synthesis is called a/an
What protein contains a zinc-finger domain?
In what compartment of a cell does the estrogen receptor act?
A DNA sequence that can stimulate transcription at start sites thousands of bases away is called a/an
Which enzyme is more highly processive?
DNA polymerase III
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