An example of gene therapy is 

(1) production of injectable hepatitis B vaccine 

(2) production of vaccines in food crops like potatoes which can be eaten

(3) introduction of gene for adenosine deaminase in persons suffering from Severe Combined Immuno-deficiency (SCID)

(4) production of test tube babies by artificial insemination and implantation of fertilized eggs.

Subtopic:  Gene Therapy |
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Which onc of the following is a correct statement?
(1) "B" in "Bt-cotton" indicates that it is a genetically modified organism produced through biotechnology

(2) Somatic hybridization involves fusion of two complete plant cells carrying desired genes.

(3) The anticoagulant hirudin is being produced from transgenic Brassica napus seeds.

(4) "Flavr Savr" variety of tomato has enhan the production of ethylene which improves its taste.

Subtopic:  Other GM Crops |
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In transgenics, expression of transgene in target tissue is determined by

(1) enhancer

(2) transgene

(3) promoter

(4) reporter

Subtopic:  Transgenic Microbes & Animals |
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Eugenics is the branch concerned with

(1) improving the quality of human race by symptomatic treatment of genetic diseases.

(2) improving the quality of human populations by the application of genetic principles.

(3) improving the quality of human race by providing best suitable environment.

(4) none of the above.

 

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Which of following cartoon characters does not share its name with that of a gene?

(1) Tintin

(2) Popeye

(3) Asterix

(4) Obelix

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RNA interference is essential for the

(1) cell proliferation

(2) cell defence

(3) cell differentiation

(4) micropropagation

Subtopic:  Interference RNA Tech |
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Genetically modified (GM) crops can be produced by

(1) recombinant DNA technology

(2) somatic hybridization

(3) cross breeding

(4) micropropagation

Subtopic:  Intro to Agri Applications |
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Which of the following genes do not occur naturally in living organisms?

(1) Bt genes

(2) RNAi genes

(3) Cry genes

(4) Endogeneous cytoplasmic defense genes

Subtopic:  Bt Crops | Interference RNA Tech |
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Adenosine deaminase (ADA deficiency) could be permanently cure, if the gene isolated from marrow cells producing ADA is introduced into cell at

(1) early embryonic stages

(2) Late embryonic stages

(3) early childhood

(4) None of the above

Subtopic:  Gene Therapy |
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The first clinical gene therapy was given for treating

(1) diabetes mellitus

(2) chickenpox

(3) rheumatoid arthritis

(4) adenosine deaminase deficiency

Subtopic:  Gene Therapy |
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