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2. Which term best describes how penicillin is produced?

  • fed batch culture
  • monoculture
  • batch culture
  • continuous culture

3. Name a secondary metabolite that can be produced using a fementer.

  • penicillin
  • penicillium
  • bacillus
  • fusarium

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

  • DNA probes
  • PCR
  • replica plating
  • electrophoresis

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

  • Cystic fibrosis is caused by a recessive allele
  • Gene therapy involves inserting the dominant gene into the cells of the lungs
  • 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


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