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CSB349H1 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Polyadenylation, Hippie, Tetrahydrocannabinolic AcidExam

Cell and Systems Biology
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Alan Moses Wolfgang Moeder
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TUTORIAL #3: Genome
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1. Name one psychoactive and one non-psychoactive cannabinoid as well as their associated
biosynthetic enzymes. (1 mark)
2. Explain how sex is determined in C. sativa (Note dioecious = male and female flowers are
present on different individuals; monoecious = male and female flowers are present on a
single individual). (1 mark)
3. The authors sequenced only polyA+ RNA to examine gene expression. Why would this
type of RNA be sequenced as opposed to total RNA? (1 mark)
4. Figure 1 shows a similar distribution of transcript classes between C. sativa and A. thaliana.
(1 mark)
a) Why compare transcripts of these two plants? (0.5)
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