A

5. Which best describes molecule A?

A. It is an insulin gene.

B. It is recombinant DNA.

C. It is a bacterial plasmid.

D. It is a disease-causing virus.

6. How is a bacterial plasmid described after donor DNA is inserted into the bacterium's DNA?

F. vector DNA

G. cloned DNA

H. plasmid DNA

J. recombinant DNA

DIRECTIONS: Complete the following analogy.

7. Proteomics : proteins :: genomics :

A. lipids

B. genes

C. proteins

D. carbohydrates

INTERPRETING GRAPHICS: The diagram below is of two pieces of DNA that were cut with the same restriction enzyme. Use the diagram to answer the question that follows.

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