Genetics Quiz 1
. Describe how Griffith (and Avery) showed that the
hereditary material of pneumococci bacteria was contained in nucleic
acids (as opposed to proteins).
. Describe, sketch, and give the results of the experiment
which showed DNA to be a semi-conservative process.
. What experimental technique (and principle) is used to
fractionate large molecules?
. What is the biochemical basis of sickle-cell anaemia?
. Draw a diagram showing the bio-genetic steps to creating
a sickle-celled haemoglobin chain.
(show the transcription and translation steps)