In this problem set, you will learn about some of the basic techniques of recombinant DNA, and how recombinant DNA technology is applied to human health.

Instructions: The following problems have multiple choice answers. Correct answers are reinforced with a brief explanation. Incorrect answers are linked to tutorials to help solve the problem.

1. PCR primers

2. Recombinant DNA 1

3. Southern technique

4. Recombinant DNA 2

5. Recombinant DNA 3

6. Applications

7. Huntington's disease 1

8. Huntington's disease

9. Recombinant DNA 4

10. Recombinant DNA 5

11. Identifying recombinants

This resource is part of the Biology Links for One Laptop Per Child course which contains units on Exploring Life; The Cell; Genetics; Mechanisms of Evolution; The Evolutionary History of Biological Diversity; Plant Form and Function; Animal Form and Function; Ecology; and Astrobiology.

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