How Ligase is Used to Engineer Recombinant DNA


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Which of the following are linked together by DNA ligase?

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1. Ligase catalyzes the formation of what type of bond?

2. Ligase could be expected to do which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz will ask you questions related to the different uses of ligase. The questions will provide you a definition of a property of ligase. You will then need to identify the correct term.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test you on these terms:

  • Ligase
  • DNA fragments
  • Hydrogen bonds
  • DNA

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related ligase lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about DNA in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding ligase and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as ligase and DNA

Additional Learning

Finish the quiz and head over to the related lesson How Ligase is Used to Engineer Recombinant DNA. The lesson covers the following topics:

  • Investigating restriction enzymes
  • Understanding molecular scissors
  • Exploring DNA ligase
  • Characterizing the role of DNA ligase