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Unformatted text preview: Your Answer: excised of its exons. Correct Answer: replicated to form double-stranded DNA. Plasmids do not have exons. 7. The recipient bacterium ends up with some new genes, which may endow it with new capabilities, such as: Your Answer: the ability to undergo meiosis. Correct Answer: the ability to resist antibiotics. Prokaryotes are incapable of meiosis. 8. Sexual reproduction performed by eukaryotes is similar to bacterial conjugation because: Your Answer: genetic variability increases. Correct. 9. While some new genes on the plasmid may be novel, endowing the bacterium with new abilities, others may simply be: Your Answer: alleles of genes found on the main chromosome. In this way, the bacterium may be better adapted to different circumstances. 10. The conjugation bridge is composed of: Your Answer: a villus. Correct Answer: cell membrane. A villus is a multicellular structure....
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This note was uploaded on 06/01/2009 for the course BIO 1421 taught by Professor Farr during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.
- Spring '08