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Biotechnology: Designer Genes: More Expensive Than You Think True or False

1. What role do restriction enzymes play in DNA cloning?They cut DNA at specific recognition sites
2. Electrophoresis takes advantage of which of the following properties of DNA in order to separate pieces by size?The backbone of DNA is negatively charged due to the phosphate groups
3. Which of the following relationships is incorrect?Northern blot – protein
4. Dideoxy chain termination is used in which of the following techniques?DNA sequencing
5. Which of these terms is out of place?protein
6. The technique that involves mutating a DNA sequence outside of an organism and then introducing it into an organism is calledRNA interference
7. These cells are already differentiated but can be converted into cells that can become any type in the lab.Induced pluripotent cells
8. In animal cloning, which of the following is transferred to an enucleated egg cell?The nucleus of a differentiated cell
9. Which of the following words does not belong?Short tandem repeats
10. Whole animals that have been engineered to express an altered gene or a gene from another species are called      .Differentiated animals