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Bacterial Transformation

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1DNA transformation involves the transfer of DNA via
A)pili
B)naked DNA in solution
C)a restriction endonuclease
D)a bacteriophage



2The mismatch repair system will repair
A)only mismatching donor sequences
B)only mismatching recipient sequences
C)both sides of mismatching sequences
D)either the donor or the recipient strand



3When DNA from an ampicillin resistant organism is brought into an ampicillin sensitive organism by transformation and the product is grown on agar containing ampicillin
A)only the transformed cells will grow
B)only donor cells will grow
C)all cells grow
D)no cells grow
E)only ampicillin sensitive cells grow



4In transformation, both strands of donor DNA enter the recipient cell.
A)True
B)False



5Donor DNA is combined with recipient DNA by homologous recombination.
A)True
B)False







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