Biochemistry - Polymerase Chain Reaction

Exercise :: Polymerase Chain Reaction - Section 1

  • Polymerase Chain Reaction - Section 1
16. 

PCR can be used in

A. cloning
B. sequencing
C. medical diagnosis and forensic medicine
D. all of the above

Answer: Option D

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17. 

PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) can make multiple copies of

A. DNA
B. RNA
C. protein
D. carbohydrate

Answer: Option A

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18. 

PCR is an abbreviation for

A. Protein Change Reaction
B. Polymerase Chain Reaction
C. Positive Charge Reaction:
D. Preliminary Change Rate

Answer: Option B

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19. 

PCR amplifies millions of copies of

A. a short fragment of DNA
B. the entire genome (all the DNA in a sample)
C. both (a) and (b)
D. short chain RNA

Answer: Option A

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20. 

Southern blotting involves

A. electrophoresis of DNA molecules and then blotting the separated DNA bands followed by incubation
B. electrophoresis of DNA molecules and then blotting the separated RNA bands followed by incubation
C. electrophoresis of DNA molecules followed by incubation
D. electrophoresis of RNA molecules and then blotting the separated RNA bands followed by incubation

Answer: Option A

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