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Bacterial Chromosome Compaction

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1To fit within the nucleoid region of a bacterial cell, the chromosome must be compacted about _________ -fold.
A)10
B)100
C)1000
D)10,000



2Loop domains compact the DNA about ______-fold.
A)10
B)100
C)1000
D)10,000



3DNA toposisomerase I is involved in the formation of _________.
A)the nucleoid region
B)supercoiling
C)loop domains
D)DNA binding proteins



4Prior to supercoiling, the bacterial DNA is compacted by the formation of loop domains.
A)True
B)False



5DNA binding proteins attach to the supercoils to allow the formation of loop domains.
A)True
B)False







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