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Ch. 1 - Introduction to Microbiology
Ch. 2 - Disproving Spontaneous Generation
Ch. 3 - Chemical Principles of Microbiology
Ch. 4 - Water
Ch. 5 - Molecules of Microbiology
Ch. 6 - Cell Membrane & Transport
Ch. 7 - Prokaryotic Cell Structures & Functions
Ch. 8 - Eukaryotic Cell Structures & Functions
Ch. 9 - Microscopes
Ch. 10 - Dynamics of Microbial Growth
Ch. 11 - Controlling Microbial Growth
Ch. 12 - Microbial Metabolism
Ch. 13 - Photosynthesis
Ch. 15 - DNA Replication
Ch. 16 - Central Dogma & Gene Regulation
Ch. 17 - Microbial Genetics
Ch. 18 - Biotechnology
Ch. 21 - Viruses, Viroids, & Prions
Ch. 22 - Innate Immunity
Ch. 23 - Adaptive Immunity
Ch. 24 - Principles of Disease
Introduction to Microbial Genetics
Introduction to Mutations
Methods of Inducing Mutations
Prototrophs vs. Auxotrophs
Mutant Detection
The Ames Test
Introduction to DNA Repair
DNA Repair Mechanisms
Horizontal Gene Transfer
Bacterial Transformation
Introduction to Conjugation
Conjugation: F Plasmids
Conjugation: Hfr & F' Cells
Genome Variability

Concept #1: DNA Repair Mechanisms

Practice: DNA polymerase proofreading works by removing a mismatched base in the _______ direction, then replaces it with the correct base synthesized in the ________ direction.

Concept #2: DNA Repair Mechanisms

Practice: Why is methylation important for the mismatch repair mechanism of DNA?

Practice: What kind of DNA damage is repaired using the mismatch repair mechanism?

Concept #3: DNA Repair Mechanisms

Practice: What is the function of DNA glycosylase during base excision repair?

Concept #4: DNA Repair Mechanisms

Practice: Which of the following statements about nucleotide excision repair and base excision repair is true?

Concept #5: DNA Repair Mechanisms

Practice: _________ is the enzyme involved in repairing thymine dimers during photoreactivation.

Practice: Photoreactivation is able to remove what type of mutation?

Concept #6: DNA Repair Mechanisms

Practice: SOS repair is mediated by a ______________ DNA polymerase:

Practice: When the DNA is extensively damaged the cell needs to repair the DNA with the SOS repair mechanism. What is the negative side effect of the cell using SOS repair?