Syntheetic Genomics

Question 1 of 9

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Gene synthesis can be fully automated cheaply

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 2 of 9

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Why is genome synthesis difficult?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Chemical synthesis is limited to 100nt at a time

  • Manipulation of large fragments is difficult

  • Vectors are limited

Question 3 of 9

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Synthesis of a genome must be done in small, overlapping parts

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 4 of 9

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How many kbpairs can PCR be used for?

Select one of the following:

  • 1-5

  • 5-10

  • 10-15

Question 5 of 9

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What is essential when creating small fragments to be joined together later in clones?

Select one of the following:

  • The fragments must overlap

  • The fragments MUST be 7kb long

  • The fragments cannot contain introns

Question 6 of 9

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When transplacting the synthetic genome between clones, what must not be present?

Select one of the following:

  • Proteins

  • DNA

  • RNA

Question 7 of 9

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How is the receptor organism for the synthetic genome made able to receive it?

Select one of the following:

  • The cell wall is treated with chemicals to make it permeable

  • The DNA is directly microinjected into the cell

  • The cell absorbs the DNA with other nutrients

Question 8 of 9

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Once the synthetic genome has been added to the cell, it divides as it contains two genomes

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 9 of 9

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Why synthetic organisms?

Select one or more of the following:

  • To see if we can

  • To improve/redesign regulatory networks

  • To produce protective genes

  • Biofuels/biopharmecuticals

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Syntheetic Genomics

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Year 2 Quiz on Syntheetic Genomics, created by gina_evans0312 on 28/12/2013.

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