Eukaryotic Gene Expression Problem Set

Instructions: The following problems have multiple choice answers. Correct answers are reinforced with a brief explanation. Incorrect answers are linked to tutorials to help solve the problem.
  1. Post transcriptional modification to the 3'-end of eukaryotic mRNAs
  2. Features of eukaryotic mRNAs
  3. Why do pre-mRNAs get smaller during RNA processing?
  4. Self-catalytic RNAs
  5. DNA-DNA renaturation and DNA-RNA hybridization
  6. Interpreting a pre-mRNA splicing diagram
  7. Promoters
  8. Protein coding sequences
  9. Hybridization of mRNA with the DNA coding strand
  10. Regulating mRNA synthesis
  11. Features of hnRNA
  12. Features of nuclear RNA processing
  13. Information transfer to the cytoplasm

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