Synthesis of Therapeutic Agents – Section 1

11. The two chains are joined together to constitute native insulin using

A. sodium disulfonate and sodium sulfite
B. sodium disulfonate and sodium sulfate
C. sodium sulfate and sodium sulfite
D. sodium sulfate only

Correct Answer: A. sodium disulfonate and sodium sulfite

12. Foot and mouth disease (FMD) of animals is caused by

A. RNA virus
B. DNA virus
C. bacteria
D. protozoa

Correct Answer: A. RNA virus

13. In India first, genetically engineered vaccine against HBV was developed by

A. Ranbaxy Pvt Ltd
B. Shantha Biotechnics Pvt Ltd
C. Dabur Pvt Ltd
D. Glaxo Pvt Ltd

Correct Answer: B. Shantha Biotechnics Pvt Ltd

14. The recombinant hGH lacks

A. terminal glutamine
B. terminal lysine
C. terminal methionine
D. terminal arginine

Correct Answer: C. terminal methionine

15. How is human insulin synthesized using recombinant DNA technology?

A. By using chemically synthesized DNA sequences for the two chains separately
B. By isolating DNA from the islets of Langerhans of pancreas
C. By using cDNA for insulin
D. By using chemically synthesized DNA sequences for the complete insulin protein

Correct Answer: A. By using chemically synthesized DNA sequences for the two chains separately

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