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Post by ripplebunny » Tue Oct 12, 2010 10:53 pm

Hi, I have a genetics question.
What is the difference between highly repetitive DNA and single copy genes?
a. Highly repetitive DNA has more alanine.
b. Highly repetitive DNA is not replicated.
c. Highly repetitive DNA has more cytosine.
d. Highly repetitive DNA is not transcribed.
e. Highly repetitive DNA has more guanine.
f. None of the above.
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Post by JackBean » Wed Oct 13, 2010 9:25 am

a, b nonsense
c = e
probably d is correct
http://www.biolib.cz/en/main/

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Post by JackBean » Wed Oct 13, 2010 9:26 am

question, what you exactly mean by highly repetitive DNA?
http://www.biolib.cz/en/main/

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Post by ripplebunny » Wed Oct 13, 2010 12:58 pm

Highly repetitive DNA sequences.

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Post by JackBean » Thu Oct 14, 2010 7:21 am

yeah, I didn't get that... :roll:

there can be some repetitive sequences like CACACACACACACA or repetitive sequences in the meaning of being multiple times in the genome like transposones etc.
http://www.biolib.cz/en/main/

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Post by ripplebunny » Thu Oct 14, 2010 9:44 pm

The answer was d :)

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