© 2016 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.


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 called -> RNA 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