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Constructing Vaccines

View the animation below, then complete the quiz to test your knowledge of the concept.






1Which of the following statements is NOT true of the hepatitis B vaccine?
A)it is a recombinant vaccine
B)it is a form of subunit vaccine
C)it consists of an internal protein from the virus
D)it is produced in a host yeast cell
E)all of the above statements are true



2The vaccine used to prevent measles consists of live measles viruses. This type of vaccine is most likely
A)a killed vaccine.
B)an attenuated vaccine.
C)subunit vaccine.
D)recombinant vaccine.
E)conjugated vaccine.



3A subunit vaccine is composed of
A)microorganisms that have been killed by heat.
B)microorganisms that have been killed by chemicals.
C)microorganisms that have been weakened by radiation.
D)microorganisms that are attenuated.
E)purified parts of a microorganism.



4Vaccines made from attenuated microorganisms are better at boosting the immune response than vaccines made from inactivated microorganisms.
A)True
B)False



5Vaccines present antibodies from a pathogen to stimulate immunity.
A)True
B)False







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