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Horizontal Gene Transfer

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1Vertical gene transfer...
A)is the transfer of DNA by mutation.
B)is the transfer of DNA by crossing over.
C)is the transfer of DNA between different genomes.
D)is the transfer of DNA during normal cell division.
E)is the transfer of DNA between tumor cells.



2Horizontal gene transfer...
A)is the transfer of DNA by mutation.
B)is the transfer of DNA by crossing over.
C)is the transfer of DNA between different genomes.
D)is the transfer of DNA during normal cell division.
E)is the transfer of DNA between tumor cells.



3The method used in horizontal gene transfer is...
A)gene splicing.
B)mutation.
C)crossing over.
D)homologous recombination.
E)nonhomologous recombination.



4Horizontal gene transfer is common and well understood.
A)True
B)False



5Horizontal gene transfer occurs frequently between the nuclear, mitochondrial, and chloroplast genomes of some eukaryotes.
A)True
B)False







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