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Plant Genome and Cells

Teacher: Dr. Shpak
A gene of interest, inserted into a ti plasmid, so that it can be transferred to a plant.
protein responsible for DNA packaging
Repetitive ends on a chromosome that's job is to protect the DNA ends from erosion.
An enzyme that lengthens the telomere
Creation of RNA from DNA
receptor proteins that allow or prevent DNA replication from occurring
the same for both genes
Synthesis of a polypeptide from mRNA.
RNA polymerase attached to the DNA strand.
can not be transcribed due to its tightly bound status.
more than two chromosomes
If genes represent the words of a sentence and a chromosome is one chapter, this would represent the complete book.
one set, or two chromosome, in a plant genome
Loosely packed region of chromosome ready for transcription.
A vector used for transferring a gene of interest into a plant genome.
DNA sequence is copied to produce two cells from one.
Sister chromatids are attached at this point on the chromosome.
One adenine, thymine, guanine, or cytosine
When two species interbreed and have viable offspring that have two chromosome sets as a result.
one of each chromosome in plant genome
A protein that promotes gene transcription.
In bacteria, the stage of transcription where the RNA strand releases from the DNA strand.
When pre-mRNA is still in the nucleus the entrons are removed by the splicesome and leave these pieces.
The liquid inside the chloroplast
Carrier of ti plasmid.
same for one chromosome but not the other
The separation of cytoplasm during mitosis, meiosis I or meiosis II, to form two daughter cells.
Removed from mRNA
Cell division in the case of sexual reproduction and forming of gametes
One half of a sister chromatid
The fibrous DNA strands found in the nucleolus of eukaryote.
most basic of DNA packaging consisting of histones and DNA
Two chromosome sets acquired from parents of a single species.
Any protein coding region of the DNA in an organism.