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Posted by This Girl on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 1:41pm.

1.
__________ is one type of genetic engineering, in which a normal allele is placed into a virus. (1 point)

A color blind test

Down syndrome
Gene therapy
Polygenic inheritance

2.
Human insulin can be produced by _______, which introduces DNA from one organism into a _______. (1 point)

gene therapy; virus
selective breeding; plant
genetic engineering; vaccine
recombinant DNA; bacterium

3.
Which of these is used to improve the phenotype of plants? (1 point)

recombinant DNA

mitosis

chromosome disorders

selective breeding



4.
Which is a genetic disorder that gene therapy may correct? (1 point)

type I diabetes

tetnus

AIDS

cystic fibrosis

My answers are:
1. Gene Therapy
2. recombinant DNA; bacterium
3. mitosis
4. AIDS
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