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Chapters 9-16 cumulative for final

Question:
In E. coli, there is a mutation in a gene called dnaB that alters the helicase that normally acts at the origin. Which of the following would you expect as a result of this mutation?



A. No proofreading will occur. B. Replication will require a DNA template from another source. C. No replication fork will be formed.
D. The DNA will supercoil. E. Replication will occur via RNA polymerase alone.
Answer:
C. No replication fork will be formed.
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Question: In E. coli, there is a mutation in a gene called dnaB that alters the helicase that normally acts at the origin. Which of the following would you expect as a result of this mutation? A. No proofreading will occur. B. Replication will require a DNA template from another source. C. No replication fork will be formed. D. The DNA will supercoil. E. Replication will occur via RNA polymerase alone.
Answer: C. No replication fork will be formed.