Synthesis of Therapeutic Agents – Section 1

1. Human insulin formed by recombinant DNA technology is known as

A. H insulin
B. R insulin
C. humulin
D. huminsulin

Correct Answer: C. humulin

2. The gene coding for VP1 is cloned in

A. pMB 9
B. pBR 322
C. pUC 18
D. pUC 19

Correct Answer: B. pBR 322

3. How many nucleotides are there in Ss RNA molecule of picornavirus causing FMD?

A. 1000
B. 5000
C. 8000
D. 10000

Correct Answer: C. 8000

4. Recombinant vaccine for Hepatitis B virus has been synthesized against which of the following antigen?

A. Viral core antigen (HBcAg)
B. Viral surface antigen (HBsAg)
C. e antigen (HBeAg)
D. All of the above

Correct Answer: B. Viral surface antigen (HBsAg)

5. Chemically synthesized DNA sequences for the two chains are separately inserted into the plasmid pBR 322 by the side of

A. β-Galactosidase
B. galactokinase
C. acid phosphatase
D. glucokinase

Correct Answer: A. β-Galactosidase

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