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