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Nuclear transfer: Quiz


Question 1: ________ (SCNT) or therapeutic cloning involves the nucleus of an unfertilized egg cell, replacing it with the material from the nucleus of a "somatic cell" (a skin, heart, or nerve cell, for example), and stimulating this cell to begin dividing.
Developmental biologyStem cellSomatic cell nuclear transferEmbryonic stem cell

Question 2: The steps involve removing the ________ from an oocyte (unfertilized egg), and injecting the nucleus which contains the DNA to be cloned.

Question 3: This is how ________ and many other species were cloned.
CloningDolly (sheep)BantengDomestic sheep

Question 4: Microtubule inhibitors, such as nocodazole, are used to arrest the oocyte in ________, during which its nuclear membrane is dissolved.
MitosisCell cycleMeiosisPreprophase

Question 5: [2] Materials used in this procedure are a microscope, a holding ________ (small vacuum) to keep the oocyte in place, and a micropipette (hair-thin needle) capable of extracting the nucleus of a cell using a vacuum.
Laboratory centrifugeAutoclavePipetteAir displacement pipette

Question 6: Despite this, the low efficiency of the technique has prompted some researchers, notably ________, creator of Dolly the cloned sheep, to abandon it [1]
Keith Campbell (biologist)David MumfordAndrew WilesIan Wilmut


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