BIMM 110 Molecular Basis of Human Disease
TA: George Chengtchen@ucsd.eduOH: Tu 12:30-1:30 Sierra Summit or by appointmentSection: W 4:00-4:50 Center 203
Problem Set 2
Office Hours for Tuesday April 14
changed to 2:30-3:30 PC East
No answers for problem sets will be posted, we will go over the problems in section
The following problems cover lectures 3 & 41. Briefly and specifically describe or diagram mRNA transcription from a DNA template. Includein your response: TATA box, activators, coactivators, RNA polymerease, sense strand, antisensestrand, and PolyA addition signaling.2. Explain the difference between a nonsense mutation and a missense mutation.3. What property of hemoglobin allows the transport of oxygen?4. Why is one treatment for Thalassemia the injection of fetal hemoglobin?5. Why does having sickle cell anemia make one prone to opportunistic infections?
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