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  • Created on: 21-06-16 17:28

1. What is eugenics?

  • Encouraging the use of stem cells instead of embryo cloning
  • Encouraging people to use pre natal and post natal screening
  • Encouraging desirable traits and selective breeding of humans
  • Encouraging gene therapy
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2. What is recombinant DNA?

  • Foreign DNA inserted into another section of DNA
  • Undifferentiated cells that have the potential to become specialised
  • DNA that codes for a non functional protein
  • Incorrect DNA

3. Which of these was NOT an aim of the Human Genome Project?

  • To locate genes on the human chromosomes
  • To determine all base sequences in DNA and the genes they form
  • To use genetic information to produce ideal humans
  • To consider legal and ethical issues

4. Why is the DNA sample cooled from 70 degrees to 55 degrees?

  • Allows primers to attach to DNA strands and mark where DNA polymerase attaches
  • Allows the hydrogen bonds between the two strands of the DNA to break causing them to separate
  • Allows DNA polymerase to add free nucleotides to make a new molecule of DNA
  • To allow reverse transcriptase to convert RNA to DNA

5. What does totipotent mean?

  • The ability to produce all types of cells
  • The ability to grow all year round
  • The ability to grow without oxygen
  • The ability to reproduce asexually

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