AK - MICROBIOLOGY - MIDTERM #2 - 103007

AK - MICROBIOLOGY - MIDTERM #2 - 103007 - ANSWER KEY - PART...

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ANSWER KEY - PART II - TEST BANK – GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY – October 30, 2007 B 1. Genetic engineering is: (A) Building robots to do biological experiments (B) Deliberate modification of an organism’s genetic information by directly changing the sequence of nucleic acids in its genome. (C ) Synthesizing sugars by riboswitching (D) Cloning an engineer (E) All of the above D 2. Restriction enzymes: (A) Bind to DNA at a specific sequence called the recognition site (B) Cleave DNA at this site or a defined distance from it (C ) Hundreds are commercially available (D) All of the above (E) None of the above E 3. Reverse transcriptase: (A) Found in retroviruses (B) synthesizes double-stranded DNA from RNA template (C ) Used to construct complementary DNA (cDNA) (D) Independently discovered by Temin and Baltimore in 1970 (E) All of the above ( F ) None of the above A 4. Is this a: (A) Naked virus (B) Enveloped virus (C) Bacteria
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(D) Protozoa A 5. Why is it necessary to make new flu vaccines each year?
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course BIO 3200 taught by Professor All during the Spring '08 term at St. Johns Duplicate.

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