DNA Structure and Replication


DNA Structure and Replication

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 82%
Ease of Revision 8.6 / 10

Difficult chapter to revise. Lot of random technical details, without much of concepts.

Question Pattern

Not an easy chapter. Too much of technical details about DNA replication.

No specific patterns in Questions.

May be revise MCQs once and move on.

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Gene repair in CRISPR-Cas9
  • Klenow fragment lacks the activity of
  • DNA organization in chromosomes
  • Types of Histones
  • True about DNA replication
  • Which of the following does not favor euchromatin formation
  • What percentage of cellular DNA is in mitochondria
  • Chimeric DNA is used for
  • DNA synthesis occurs in which phase?
  • Chargaff’s rule
  • DNA polymerase I – Overview
  • Diseases of DNA Damage Repair
  • Mitochondrial DNA – Overview
  • Bonds in DNA

Suggested Revision

  • DNA polymerase complex -Overview
  • Salient features of DNA replication
  • Types of DNA damage
  • Denaturation of DNA – Overview
  • DNA Repair Mechanisms
  • Heterochromatin – Overview
  • Enzymes Involved in DNA Replication

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