Recombinant DNA Technology – Section 1

1. Which of these restriction enzymes produce blunt ends?

A. SaII
B. EcoRV
C. XhoI
D. HindIII

Correct Answer: B. EcoRV

2. The RP13 gene of chromosome 17 codes for a protein __________ .

A. involved in glucose transport
B. that is a component of hair and nails
C. involved in eye development
D. involved in the determination of personality

Correct Answer: C. involved in eye development

3. Isoschizomers recognize

A. same recognition sequence but different recognition site
B. same recognition site and recognition sequence
C. same recognition site and different recognition sequence
D. different recognition site and different recognition sequence

Correct Answer: B. same recognition site and recognition sequence

4. Restriction enzymes are named for

A. the person who discovered
B. the bacterium they are derived from
C. the viral DNA that they attack
D. none of the above

Correct Answer: B. the bacterium they are derived from

5. Which of these genes codes for a protein that plays a role in white blood cell function?

A. DCP1
B. MPO
C. GLUT4
D. RP13

Correct Answer: B. MPO

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