A2 Edexcel Biology Quiz - Topic 6

What is an intron?
A non-coding region of DNA
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What is the optimum temperature for DNA polymerase during PCR?
70'C
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What is used to visualise separate fragments of DNA during 'southern blotting'?
DNA probe
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A sigmoid curve goes from body temperature (37'C) to what temperature?
Ambient
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During human decomposition, what is the greenish discoloration of the skin called?
Putrefaction
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What type of infection is 'tuberculosis'?
Droplet
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Name one area of the 'specific immune response'.
T-cells
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What does 'Interferon' do?
Stops protein synthesis occurring in viruses
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During B-cell activation, what do B-cells differentiate into to secrete antibodies?
Plasma
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Where are B cells and T cells formed?
Bone Marrow
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Where are B cells matured?
Bone Marrow
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What type of bonds hold together the polypeptide chains on the antibody structure?
Disulphide
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