Microbiology - Microbial Recombination and Gene Transfer

Exercise :: Microbial Recombination and Gene Transfer - Section 1

  • Microbial Recombination and Gene Transfer - Section 1
16. 

Diagnostic DNA probes have been developed for

A. Mycobacterium tuberculosis
B. Hepatitis B virus
C. Human immunodeficiency virus
D. all of the above

Answer: Option D

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17. 

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true in regards to F+ x F- mating events?

A. DNA is transferred from F- to F+ cells
B. DNA is transferred from F+ to F- cells
C. No DNA is transferred because F- cells are unable to perform conjugation
D. No DNA is transferred because F+ cells are unable to perform conjugation

Answer: Option B

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18. 

Which of the following type of recombination does not require homologous sequences and is important for the integration of viral genomes into bacterial chromosomes?

A. Mutagenic recombimation
B. Site-specific recombination
C. Replicative recombination
D. General recombination

Answer: Option B

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19. 

What information can be generated by interrupted mating experiments?

A. Levels of DNA homology
B. Bacterial genome maps
C. DNA nucleotide sequences
D. Proteomics of the bacteria

Answer: Option B

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20. 

Which of the following transport bacterial DNA to other bacteria via bacteriophages?

A. Conjugation
B. Transduction
C. Transformation
D. Translation

Answer: Option B

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