24: Epigenetic Mechanisms Quiz

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  1. The “switches” on nucleosomes (histone spools) can be activated by all of these molecules EXCEPT:1
  2. What is the “methyl” group?1
  3. What do nucleosomes/histones help to do?1
  4. What does “epi-genetics” roughly mean?1
  5. How many histones come together to make the nucleosome?1
  6. What does methylation do to DNA?1
  7. MicroRNAs or miRNAs help to regulate gene expression by1
  8. When a gene is being used and being transcribed, we say it is being _______________.1
  9. The DNA in the nucleus contains every bit of information that any cell will ever need for the entire lifetime of the organism.1
  10. Genes can be made up of many different DNA sections that are spread out and must be spliced together.1
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