1. What three components make up a nucleotide?
  2. Is DNA double stranded or single stranded?
  3. In DNA, name the purine and pyrimidine nitrogenous bases.
    Do purines bind with other purines,or do they bind pyrimidines?
  4. What does Chargaff’s rule state?
  5. What are the four functions of DNA?
  6. What are the four key features of DNA structure?
  7. What is the replication pattern of DNA replication called?
  8. What are the six primary steps in DNA replication?
  9. What are the leading and lagging strands in DNA replication?
    What orientation are these strandssynthesized?
    What orientation are the parent strands for the leading and lagging strands in?
  10. What is the name of the newly synthesized DNA segments made on the lagging strand?
  11. What is/are the function(s) of primase?
    DNA polymerase? Single-stranded binding protein?Helicase?
    DNA ligase? RNA primers?
  12. What is the name of the DNA clamp and what is its function?
  13. What is the location where replication begins called?
  14. What are telomeres?
    What enzyme maintains the length of telomeres?
    How does this enzymemaintain telomere length?
  15. What are three mechanisms of DNA error repair and when do they occur?
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