A. Do you
understand how information passes from DNA through RNA to protein? (at
the level set in the reading)
B. Can imagine a biological system that displays a degree of
complexity suggested in the reading?
C. Do you see (at the level set in the reading) how genes
might determine the function of an organism?
D. Do you
understand how amphipathic lipids can self-assemble into the sphere
shown in Fig. 3B?
E. Do you understand the
relationship between monomers and the four major types of biological
F. Do you see in general how enzymes might determine the
nature of a cell?
G. Choose up to
two study questions that you would most like discussed in class:
SQ1 SQ2 SQ3 SQ4 SQ5 SQ6
questions II.A through II.F:
A. Do you understand what an amino acid is
and how they differ from one another?
B. Do you understand how
amino acids are joined to form proteins?
C. Do you
understand in general how the sequence of amino acids of a protein
contribute to its ultimate three-dimensional shape?
D. Do you understand the distinction between primary,
secondary, tertiary, and quaternary structures of proteins?
E. Do you understand how the entire
three-dimensional structure participates in forming the critical active
site of chymotrypsin?
F. Do you understand two
ways in which hydrophobic amino acids can direct a protein to sit in a
G. Do you
see how a greater ability to predict protein function from its primary
structure would change the world we live in?
H. Do you see what all of this
has to do with bioinformatics?
I. Choose up to three study questions that you would most
like discussed in class:
SQ8 SQ9 SQ10 SQ11 SQ12 SQ13 SQ14
questions III.A through III.H: