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Where would a DNA substitution have the smallest or least effect on the organism?
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A colony of bacteria growing on a culture medium is successfully synthesizing an organic compound Which procedure would be least likely to have an effect on this synthesis?
increasing the number of hormone molecules in a colony
DNA is a Polymer. Its monomers (Or smaller Units) are Nucelotides. Both DNA and Nucleotides are considered Nucleic Acids.
In an organism, a genetic code is made by the cells, but in that genetic sequence, if one or more letters are change, replaced, or deleted, then those cause mutations in… the organism In an organism, a genetic code is made by the cells, but in that genetic sequence, if one or more letters are change, replaced, or deleted, then those cause mutations in the organism
Decreasing the amount of light would have the least effect on the rate of protein digestion.
Look at the names of the following 4 structures and rank them in order of size, from largest to smallest. A. DNA moleculeB. chromosomeC. nucleotide baseD. nucleotide
The Income Effect is the effect due to the change in real income. For example, when the price goes up the consumer is not able to buy as many bundles that she could purchase b…efore. This means that in real terms she has become worse off. The Substitution Effect is the effect due only to the relative price change, controlling for the change in real income. In other words, the substitution effect is the change in consumption patterns due to a change in the relative prices of goods. For example: Let's say you are a pizza shop owner, and the price of Italian Cheddar cheese goes up. You would have to substitute American cheddar cheese (which costs less but is not as good as Italian cheddar cheese) So the substitution effect is when you have to substitute a good or product for something that costs less when you have a low amount of money or when the price goes up.
The smallest organism in the world is a virus, although many biologists consider viruses to be non-living because they lack a cellular structure and cannot metabolize by thems…elves, requiring a host cell to replicate and synthesise new products. A minority of scientists hold that because viruses do have genetic material and can employ the metabolism of their host, they can be considered organisms. The smallest RNA viruses in terms of genome size are small retroviruses such as rous sarcoma virus with genomes of 3.5 kb and particle diameters of 80 nm. The smallest DNA viruses are the hepadnaviruses such as Hepatitis B, at 3.2 kb and 42 nm; parvoviruses have smaller capsids, at 18-26 nm, but larger genomes, at 5 kb. The smallest DNA bacteriophage is the Phi-X174 phage, thought to be larger than Hepatitis B, at about 4 kb. It is important to consider other self replicating genetic elements such as satelliviruses, Viroids and Ribozymes. The Porcine circovirus 2 is a single stranded DNA virus having a capsid diameter of 17 nm. In which that case, the smallest living organism in the world would be a nanobe. Nanobes are thought by some to be the smallest known organism, about one tenth the size of the smallest known bacteria.
Short answer: No. Long answer: First you must realize that every cell in a human body has it's own copy of a persons DNA and only expresses the required portion of the genome… for its function. Your cells are also constantly dying and being replaced by new cells. This is why gene therapy (where genetic disorders like cystic fibrosis are treated using viral vectors modified to contain the wild type of the mutant allele rather than viral DNA/RNA) is not a magic bullet. So there are at least two reasons why this would do nothing even assuming the DNA is able to be successfully incorporated (which is extremely unlikely in the first place): 1. It would only effect a small number of cells that would soon be replaced. 2. Each cell is unlikely to express the foreign sequence. If for example you were to do this to a human zygote (the first cell of a human embryo) the result would be almost certainly be spontaneous termination (miscarriage).
What would be the effects of a substitution in one of the nucleotides in a synthesis of polypeptide?
The effects of a substitution in one of the nucleotides in a synthesis of polypeptide would cause a mutation. However without knowing which nucleotide you were substituting, a…nd which one you were replacing it is difficult to give a more specific answer.