ETHC 210 Exam 7

ETHC 210 Exam 7 Liberty University Answers

  1. Many of the early set-backs and deaths in the use of gene therapy involved;
  2. In 2013 what genetics testing company came under scrutiny for allegedly incorporating eugenic ideals by promoting the idea of prescreening their egg and sperm donor DNA for genetic defects so customers could avoid those samples?
  3. Which of the following is true about restriction enzymes, molecular scissors which make gene therapy possible?
  4. Which of the following anatomical sites being tested or are targets for future gene therapies?
  5. Which of the following living organisms have a GMO counterpart?
  6. The end result of translation is an amino acid chain which folds into a protein.
  7. Which of the following is true about EPO?
  8. Which of the following is true about EPO?
  9. PCR involves a heat resistant DNA polymerase which copies DNA into many copies.
  10. Some famous world cyclists who won the tour de France admitted using EPO illegally to boost performance.
  11. EPO is a hormone which naturally increases the number of red blood cells in the blood.
  12. Liposomes can also be used as vectors for gene therapy. They are;
  13. Pigs cannot extract phosphorus from cereal so phosphorus is put into their diets. However this leads to excess phosphorus in their manure. This is a problem because;
  14. Recombinant DNA;
  15. GMO salmon are salmon which have been genetically altered to grow faster and are grown in special aquatic enclosures to prevent them from getting in natural waterways. What are some problems which could arise from this technology?
  16. Most gene therapy vectors under current use are disarmed viruses.
  17. Microarray’s are used by DNA sequencing companies like 23 and Me to provide the customer with information about a predetermined set of genes or DNA sequences which they may possess because they bind to corresponding genes on the microarray.
  18. DNA analysis and genetics testing can be done after death.
  19. One of the early gene therapy successes involved a genetic based condition called Leber congenital amaurosis. Which of the following are true about this condition?
  20. To prepare genes which will be inserted into a patient for gene therapy which of the following steps must be done using current technology?
  21. Recombinant DNA technology has been used to make insulin. Insulin operates by;
  22. PCR is a process to amplify DNA.
  23. Which of the following is an example of somatic gene therapy?
  24. A transgenicorganism can be an organism which contains human genes to make human proteins which can be extracted for drug use for patients.
  25. Olympic athletes are now tested for EPO in their urine but recombinant EPO and natural EPO cannot be distinguished by the test.
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