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Biotechnology: When a Single Helix Just Won't Do True or False

1. Restriction fragments can be separated from each other based on size usingRestriction enzyme digestion
2. How can a scientist ensure that all of the bacteria they are growing contain the recombinant DNA they have introduced?Incubate the bacteria with the same antibiotic for which the recombinant DNA expresses a resistance gene
3. Which of the following terms is out of place?In situ hybridization
4. DNA microarray analysis would be useful in which of the following situations?To identify a particular DNA mutation
5. The step of PCR that has to occur prior to primers binding to the DNA isDenaturation
6. RNAi requires which of the following?Primers
7. The first plant that was cloned from a single cell was aCarrot plant
8. The first mammal to be cloned using the nucleus from a differentiated cell was a(n)sheep
9. A condition that is caused by a gene of known sequence can be diagnosed byPCR analysis
10. Which of the following is not a problem associated with gene therapy?Cloning a gene into a viral vector is met with little success