BMS1031 human genetics

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1. A base change that leads to insertion of a stop codon may cause mRNA to be degraded by...?

  • Sense-mediated decay
  • Nonsense-mediated decay
  • All the things
  • RNA polymerase
  • Proteolytic cleavage
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2. Nucleosomes...?

  • Are smaller than DNA
  • Comprise DNA and a histone core
  • Are naked DNA
  • Are visible under light microscopy
  • Are histones

3. The histone octamer core comprises...?

  • 2xH2A/H3 + 2xH2B/H4
  • 2xH1/H2A + 2xH1/H2B
  • 4xH2A/H3
  • 2xH2A/H2B + 2xH3/H4
  • 4xH2A/H2B

4. An example of an X linked recessive disease is...?

  • duchenne muscular dystrophy
  • malaria
  • huntingtons
  • phenylketonuria
  • CVD

5. Which of the following is true about cancer?

  • there are monogenic forms
  • SNPs may increase the risk
  • cancer may involve DNA repair defects
  • all the things
  • cancer is a complex disease

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