Practice_Chapter_20 - Practice Questions Chapter 20 1) What...

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Practice Questions Chapter 20 1) What is the advantage of being able to clone the gene for human insulin? A) Human insulin is more variable than other sources of insulin, so cloning would provide a greater chance of obtaining a form that can be used by the diabetic's muscles. B) There are too few cows, pigs, and horses to provide an adequate supply of their insulin. C) Human insulin is less likely to provoke an allergic reaction than cow, pig, or horse insulin. D) Cow, pig, or horse insulin cannot keep a diabetic alive for more than three months. E) Using human insulin increases the probability that, in the future, the diabetic can be weaned from a dependence on insulin. 2) What is a major source of restriction enzymes? A) chief cells B) DNA technology C) parietal cells D) archaea E) bacteria 3) __________ is the process by which a bacterium takes up a plasmid from the surrounding solution. A) Transformation B) Transcription C) Transition D) Transduction E) Translation 4) Gel electrophoresis separates DNA molecules on the basis of A) the nucleotide sequence of their sticky ends. B) their nucleotide sequences.
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