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DNA Probe (DNA hybridization)

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1In hybridization
A)two DNAs from the same source combine
B)DNA from two separate sources combine
C)DNA combines with complementary RNA
D)DNA is split into two separate pieces



2DNA probes are used to
A)locate complementary RNA sequences in a test sample
B)make homologous DNA
C)make homologous RNA
D)locate a specific DNA nucleotide sequence in a test sample



3For DNA probes to hybridize
A)DNA strands must be homologous, having regions with similar or identical nucleotide sequences
B)DNA strands must be non-homologous
C)DNA must be complementary to RNA
D)DNA must be fragmented by reverse transcriptase



4Non-homologous DNA will attach to a DNA probe.
A)True
B)False



5At high temperature, two complementary DNA strands will anneal.
A)True
B)False







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