Biotechnology - Gene Transfer in Plants

Exercise :: Gene Transfer in Plants - Section 1

  • Gene Transfer in Plants - Section 1
11. 

Which of the following is true about Agrobacterium tumefaciens?

A. It causes crown gall disease of plants
B. It infects gymosperms
C. It infects dicotyledonous angiosperms
D. All of the above

Answer: Option D

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12. 

In the liposome mediated gene transfer in plants, nucleic acids are

A. protected from nuclease digestion
B. stable in liposomes
C. both (a) and (b)
D. not stable in liposomes

Answer: Option C

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13. 

Advantage of microprojectile method over microinjection method for gene transfer in plants include

A. intact cells are used
B. method is universal in its application irrespective of all shape, size, type and presence or absence of cell wall
C. gene can be transferred to many cells simultaneously
D. all of the above

Answer: Option D

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14. 

On Ti-plasmid T-region or T-DNA is flanked by a direct repeat of

A. 12 bp
B. 20 bp
C. 25 bp
D. 30 bp

Answer: Option C

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15. 

Agrobacterium tumefaciens is a

A. gram (+) bacteria
B. gram (-) bacteria
C. a fungi
D. a yeast

Answer: Option B

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