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Non-coding RNA: Quiz


Question 1: By the same mechanism it also raises concentrations of ________, the main constituent of senile plaques.
Alzheimer's diseaseAmyloid precursor proteinBeta amyloidSerum amyloid A

Question 2: The ________ sequence from which a non-coding RNA is transcribed as the end product is often called an RNA gene or non-coding RNA gene.
ProteinNucleic acidGeneticsDNA

Question 3: [14] Both Xist and roX operate by ________ regulation of transcription through the recruitment of histone-modifying enzymes.
EpigeneticsPost-transcriptional regulationTranscriptional regulationMolecular biology

Question 4: This interaction represses expression from a sigma70-dependent ________ during stationary phase.
Transcription (genetics)PromoterProkaryotic transcriptionDNA

Question 5: Germ-line mutations in miR-16-1 and miR-15 primary precursors have been shown to be much more frequent in patients with ________ compared to control populations.
Hodgkin's lymphomaB-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemiaAcute lymphoblastic leukemiaHairy cell leukemia

Question 6: Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats (CRISPR) are repeats found in the ________ of many bacteria and archaea.

Question 7: As with ________, mutations or imbalances in the ncRNA repertoire within the body can cause a variety of diseases.

Question 8: The ________ is another RNP often also known as the snRNP or tri-snRNP.
Post-transcriptional modificationRNASpliceosomeIntron

Question 9: In the human nucleus ________ is required for the normal and efficient transcription of various ncRNAs transcribed by RNA polymerase III.
RibonucleaseRestriction enzymeRNase PExoribonuclease

Question 10: In eukaryotes the spliceosome performs the splicing reactions essential for removing ________ sequences, this process is required for the formation of mature mRNA.


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