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Lecture 16

BIO SCI 93 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Telomere, Gamete, Genetic CodePremium


Department
Biological Sciences
Course Code
BIO SCI 93
Professor
WOOD, M., GREEN, K., BUSCIGLIO, J
Lecture
16

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Biology 93
Replicating Ends of DNA
DNA polymerase has limitations create problems for DNA of eukaryotes
Replication machinery does not complete the 5` ends repeated rounds of
replication= shorter DNA with uneven ends
https://www.mun.ca/biology/desmid/brian/BIOL2060/BIOL2060-19/CB19.html
Telomeres
Chromosomal DNA in eukaryotes has telomeres TTAGGG (special nucleotides
sequences at ends)
https://www.yourgenome.org/facts/what-is-a-telomere
Postpones gene erosions near end of DNA
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