2. To be able to outline
the information transfer, from DNA to future generations (replication),
DNA to RNA (transcription)
and RNA to proteins (translation).
3. To be able to list
four characteristics that distinguish
RNA from DNA.
4. To be able to draw a simple,
crude sketch of Escherichia coli RNA
polymerase, with all the subunits, and show where the
-10, -35, and -60 regions of
the DNA bind.
5. To be able to list and
explain the function of the
three four different
types of RNA.
6. To know that eukaryotic
genes are "split", and to be able to describe exons and introns.
Last modified on: 2 February, 2000 by Dave Ussery