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Steps in Cloning a Gene (Quiz 2)

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1Restriction enzymes do all of the following except...
A)fragment DNA.
B)produce staggered cuts in specific DNA sequences.
C)generate fragments with cohesive ends.
D)isolate and purify DNA.
E)cleave plasmids.



2Plasmids containing DNA fragment are incorporated into bacterial hosts by...
A)conjugation.
B)transduction.
C)transformation.
D)transposons.
E)vectors.



3Each of the different bacteria that contain the DNA fragments...
A)contain identical DNA fragments.
B)contain different DNA fragments.
C)contain the entire DNA library.
D)contain the desired cloned gene.
E)contain identical plasmids.



4The cells containing the are then plated on an agar medium.
A)True
B)False



5Since all of the resulting colonies are identical, the desired gene can then be isolated from each colony.
A)True
B)False







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