Q1. Describe oxidative and non-oxidative branches of the pentose phosphate pathway and distinguish between these branches in terms of their roles in producing NADPH for biosynthesis reactions or 5-carbon sugar for mucleic acid synthesis.
Q2. How to propose the primers to amplify the Huntington Disease (HD) CAG repeat? Should they bind to the 3′ sequence on both the coding and template strands bording the CAG repeat? Why not 5′ sequence on both strands?