Leh 300 Bioethics: quiz guide

Ack! This is a bit late, but here it is.


Quiz guide: 20 will appear on the quiz

1. What is a gene?
2. What is a genome?
3. What is an allele?
4. Where in the cell is DNA found?
5. How many chromosomes total are contained in a cell of a member of Homo sapiens?
6. What are the base pairs of nucleotides in DNA? [spell out the words and put in pairs]
7. What is sequencing?
8. What is mapping?
9. What is a genotype?
10. What is a phenotype?
11. Approximately how many genes are there in a member of Homo sapiens?
12. Which chromosome has the fewest number of genes?
13. What is the difference between a dominant and a recessive gene or allele?
14. What is the difference between a Mendelian and a multifactorial trait?
15. Name a type of chromosomal abnormality and an associated syndrome.
16. Distinguish between in vitro and in vivo.
17. What is regenerative medicine?
18. What are gametes?
19. What are the three types of stem cells?
20. What is pluripotency?
21. What is differentiation?
22. What is a feeder cell layer?
23. What are the three germ layers?
24. At what stage [how many days] are stem cells removed from the zygote?
25. What is the inner cell mass?
26. What are the three characteristics unique to all stem cells?
27. What is in vitro fertilization?
28. What is preimplantation genetic diagnosis?
29. What is intracytoplasmic sperm injection?
30. What is cryopreservation?
31. What is superovulation?
32. What is the difference between reproductive cloning and therapeutic cloning?
33. What is somatic cell nuclear transfer?


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I teach political science and bioethics as an adjunct at a CUNY school.
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