Microbiology - Nucleic Acid Structure

Exercise :: Nucleic Acid Structure - Section 1

  • Nucleic Acid Structure - Section 1
6. 

The function of ribosomes within the cell is

A. to produce ATP
B. to ferment carbohydrates
C. to synthesize proteins
D. all of these

Answer: Option C

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7. 

According to base pairing rules the bases of one strand match-up with the bases of the second strand of DNA and the two strands are said to be

A. complementary
B. oppositely charged
C. identical
D. none of these

Answer: Option A

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8. 

RNA that is complementary to a segment of another RNA molecule to which it will bind is known as

A. missense RNA
B. antisense RNA
C. nonsense RNA
D. none of these

Answer: Option B

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9. 

Which is not an essential part of a two-component phosphorelay system?

A. Response regulator
B. Sensor kinase
C. Autoinducer
D. None of these

Answer: Option C

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10. 

The DNA that actually codes for a protein's primary structure in eukaryotes is

A. the entire gene
B. portions of the gene called introns
C. portions of the gene called exons
D. the promoter

Answer: Option C

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