Please select 2 out of the 10 discussion to answer. Answer can be 3 to 4 sentence long. And
please use reference if any I have to turn it in to a plagiarism website
Currently the HPV vaccine is given to young women to prevent cervical cancer and young men
are starting to receive the vaccine. What is this vaccine? How does it prevent cancer? Is it
important for young men receive this vaccine?
Please discuss the role of ionic and covalent bonds in DNA replication.
Not too long ago, the vaccine for the H1N1 virus was all over the news. Did any of you get this
vaccine? What kind of virus is the H1N1 – an RNA or DNA virus? Why did it spread so quickly
and why were we so worried about it? What is a vaccine and how does it protect us from a viral
Which step of transcription or translation might the virus disrupt or take over?
Please compare and contrast mRNA, tRNA and rRNA in terms of structure and function.
Characteristics of Life
Please discuss the characteristics of life and why a virus may or may not be considered a living
Transcription and Translation
Please discuss transcription and translation in easy to understand terms.
There actually are quite a number of errors that occur during transcription and translation. How
does the cell tackle these errors so that organisms don’t always suffer from their results?
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An analogy often used for DNA is to compare it to letters and sentences. I thought it would be
easier to see the effect of mutations on a real sentence rather than deciphering the garbled mess
from the decoder. Each word is composed of 3 letters – just like the 3 nucleotides in a codon.
Please manipulate the sentence below to show a base pair substitution, and a frame shift
mutation with a deletion, and an insertion. What happens to our meaningful sentence?
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What type of virus is ebola? Where did it come from? Why is it so lethal and spreading so
quickly? Why are even health care workers becoming sick? How were the American health
workers treated here in the states able to recover?
Please discuss the current outbreak of Measles. What kind of virus is the measles virus? How is
the measles virus spread? How does this compare to the way the ebola virus is spread? Why is
measles so contagious? What is herd immunity? Why aren’t all people vaccinating their
children? Why is it so important to vaccinate your children and do so on time? Are there any
children who shouldn’t be vaccinated or don’t need to be vaccinated?