24: Epigenetic Mechanisms Quiz

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