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2. Which of these is not a vector?

  • viruses
  • bacteria
  • plasmid
  • lipososme

3. What is the process by which E.coli reproduce?

  • osmosis
  • binary fission
  • meiosis
  • exponentially

4. Gene therapy can be used to treat cystic fibrosis. Which of these statements is not true?

  • Cystic fibrosis is caused by a recessive allele
  • Parents who are both heterozygous for cystic fibrosis cannot have a child with the disease.
  • Cystic fibrosis is a diseaese where abnormally thick mucus is produced in the lungs
  • Gene therapy involves inserting the dominant gene into the cells of the lungs

5. Multiple copies of a required piece of DNA can be produced using.....

  • PCR
  • DNA probes
  • electrophoresis
  • replica plating

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