24: Epigenetic Mechanisms Quiz

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