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1.

The scientist who identified the transforming agent in Griffith's famous experiment (1928) as DNA was :

  Erwin Chargaff

  Friedrich Miescher

  Oswald Avery

  Peter Mitchell

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2.

The scientist who reported that DNA composition is species specific was :

  Sidney Brenner

  Hamilton Smith

  Herbert Boyer

  Erwin Chargaff

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3.

The scientist who created the first recombinant DNA molecules :

  James Shapiero

  Howard Temin

  Paul Berg

  Ian Wilmut

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4.

The first organism ever to be cloned from adult cells was :

  A cow

  Northern Leopard frogs

  Tadpoles

  Dolly, the sheep

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5.

The scientist who first showed that genetic material is a heat stable chemical is :

  Erwin Chargaff

  Franklin Griffith

  Oswald Avery

  Friedrich Miescher

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6.

One of the surprises uncovered by the Human Genome project was the surprisingly small number of genes that humans possess. This number is approximately :

  80000

  60000

  35000

  10000

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7.

Robert Holley, Har Gobind Khorana, and Marshall Nirenberg shared the Nobel prize for medicine in 1968 for their contribution to DNA reasearch, which was :

  the discovery of the lac(tose) operon.

  the discovery of the structure of DNA.

  the discovery of the presence of DNA which could not be expressed.

  the elucidation of protein synthesis.

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