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Biology 621A - Chapter 18 - Genetics Ahead Test

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5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Determined the sequence of three billion base pairs that make up the human genome
  2. _______________ is being tested as one way to reverse some of the effects of genetic disorders
  3. enables direct observation of the fetus through an endoscope to allow medical professionals to safely perform various procedures directly inside the womb
  4. can be used to generate a DNA fingerprint.
  5. a medical procedure in which a sample of cells from the amniotic fluid is tested for abnormalities in a fetus

5 True/False Questions

  1. Restriction Enzymesthe specific sites at which a restriction enzyme will cleave DNA

          

  2. Restriction Siteenzymes which recognize a specific short sequence of nucleotides (the target sequence) on a strand of DNA and cut the strand at a particular point within that sequence

          

  3. Polymerase Chain Reactionalmost entirely automated method of replicating DNA that allows researchers to target and amplify a very specific sequence within a DNA sample

          

  4. CloningGenetically modified organisms

          

  5. Genetic Markers_______________ is being tested as one way to reverse some of the effects of genetic disorders

          

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