24: Epigenetic Mechanisms Quiz

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