24: Epigenetic Mechanisms Quiz

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  1. How many histones come together to make the nucleosome?1

  2. What is the “methyl” group?1

  3. The DNA in the nucleus contains every bit of information that any cell will ever need for the entire lifetime of the organism.1

  4. What does methylation do to DNA?1

  5. Genes can be made up of many different DNA sections that are spread out and must be spliced together.1

  6. The “switches” on nucleosomes (histone spools) can be activated by all of these molecules EXCEPT:1

  7. MicroRNAs or miRNAs help to regulate gene expression by1

  8. What does “epi-genetics” roughly mean?1

  9. When a gene is being used and being transcribed, we say it is being _______________.1

  10. What do nucleosomes/histones help to do?1

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