Clone Identification and Expression

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Year 2 Quiz on Clone Identification and Expression, created by gina_evans0312 on 12/29/2013.
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Question 1

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A radioactive probe can take what forms?
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  • ssDNA
  • RNA
  • Denatured dsDNA
  • Oligonucleotides

Question 2

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Probes can be
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  • Radioactive
  • Fluorescent
  • Use Ig's

Question 3

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Name the two ways probes can be designed
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  • Guesswork
  • Codon Bias

Question 4

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What is codon bias?
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  • Where cells prefer one codon of an aa to another
  • Where cells will reject certain codons due to what they contain
  • Where some cells can only make tRNA's for certain codons

Question 5

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80% of Phe codons are TTC, 20% are TTT
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  • True
  • False

Question 6

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If the protein is an enzyme it can be found by adding the substrate
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  • True
  • False

Question 7

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State the possible forms of Ig's for protein separation?
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  • Immobalised on a column
  • Removable from solution

Question 8

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Probes needn't be 100% accurate to work
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  • True
  • False

Question 9

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For a Western Blot, how is the DNA stuck to the membrane?
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  • Denatured DNA sticks to membrane
  • Bacteria are lysed to release DNA
  • DNA washes off

Question 10

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Once the DNA has been bound, what happens next?
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  • A probe is added
  • The membrane is run through a gel
  • The membrane is stained

Question 11

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In an expression vector, where is the new gene added?
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  • The Multiple Cloning Site
  • The Promotor Region
  • Next to the origin

Question 12

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Name the parts on the vector
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  • Origin
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Promoter
  • Terminator
  • Multiple Cloning Site

Question 13

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More compliated vectors have proteins tagged for purification
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  • True
  • False

Question 14

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What is involved in His Chain Purification?
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  • The addition of a His chain to the N terminus
  • The removal of a His chain from the protein
  • The use of a His chain to cut unwatned proteins

Question 15

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His Purification uses Histadine's affinity for what metal?
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  • Ni2+
  • Fe2+
  • Na+

Question 16

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His-tagged proteins will bind to Nickel in a column. Others that don't bind will be washed off.
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  • True
  • False

Question 17

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The PET system involves using a promoter for the protein that you can control the expression of
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  • True
  • False

Question 18

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What promoter is used in the PET system to control protein expression?
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  • T7
  • T8
  • T9

Question 19

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In the PET system, what promoter is used to control the T_ expression?
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  • Lac promoter
  • Slo Promoter
  • Pap promoter

Question 20

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What is required for a good shuttle vector?
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  • Replicable in both hosts
  • Selectable in both hosts
  • Expressable in both hosts

Question 21

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Shuttle vectors are usually plasmids with additional sequences
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  • True
  • False

Question 22

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Shuttle vectors for yeast/fungi need
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  • Special origin
  • Antibiotic/metabolic marker

Question 23

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A baclovirus would be used as a vector into what?
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  • Insects
  • Plants
  • Mammals

Question 24

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Secretion of certain proteins can be caused by what?
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  • Disulphide bonds
  • Acetylation
  • Methylation

Question 25

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Why are there two origins in the Yeast shuttle vector?
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  • One for the yeast to use
  • One for the bacteria to use

Question 26

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What is the method of selection in yeast?
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  • URA3- allows growth in the absence of Uracil
  • TRA3- allows growth in the absence of thymidine
  • GRA3- allows growth in the absence of guanine

Question 27

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Like bacteria, yeast cannot take up linear DNA
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  • True
  • False

Question 28

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What does a YAC contain that a plasmid does not?
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  • Non-useful genes
  • Yeast centromere
  • Yeast telomeres

Question 29

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Yeast can allow DNA to be directly inserted into its genome
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  • True
  • False

Question 30

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How can yeast accept DNA into its genome?
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  • Homologous recombination
  • Non-homologous end joining
  • Direct injection

Question 31

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In order to directly insert a gene, you must flank the gene with identical stretches of the part of the genome you want to insert it in
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  • True
  • False

Question 32

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Plants would use an aglobacterium T1 plasmid
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  • True
  • False

Question 33

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How do you replicate transformed plant cells?
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  • Grown them as plantlets
  • Clone them
  • Asexually reproduce them

Question 34

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Mammal shuttle vectors are the same as yeast vectors, but the yeast origin is replaced with what?
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  • An SV40 promoter
  • A UG35 promoter
  • A FT12 promoter

Question 35

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Retroviruses can also be used to insert transgenes into mammilian genomes by packing the transgene in a retroviral capsule
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  • True
  • False
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