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Early Genetic Engineering Experiment

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1The experiment involved the transfer and expression of ________ DNA into bacterial cells.
A)human
B)frog
C)cow
D)viral
E)dinosaur



2Which of the following were required to produce the recombinant plasmid?
A)restriction endonuclease
B)DNA ligase
C)DNA polymerase
D)A and B
E)A, B and C



3Which of the following Escherichia coli cells did NOT produce colonies on the growth medium containing tetracycline?
A)cells that picked up a recombinant plasmid containing the ribosomal DNA gene
B)cells that picked up a recombinant plasmid containing another gene
C)cells that picked up a plasmid without any foreign genes
D)cells that did not pick up a plasmid
E)all of the above types of cells produced colonies



4The pSC101 plasmid had two restriction sites for the enzyme EcoRI.
A)True
B)False



5Stanley Cohen and Herbert Boyer conducted their experiment in the 1990s.
A)True
B)False







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