Flashcards in Final Review Deck (43)
When wild type females are bred to hemizygous males, what percentage of the resulting pups can be expected to have the transgene?
When wild-type females are mated with hemizygous or heterozygous males, approximately what proportion will have the desired genotype?
What is FALSE regarding the collection and purification of DNA?
Collecting DNA involves physically breaking open some cells.
The roles of cell-to-cell communication and self-recognition by the immune system are fulfilled by:
What is an unsaturated fatty acid?
To what does cholesterol attach that allows it to be transported in the blood?
What is the most abundant protein found in a mammal?
A good way to screen the health status of incoming animals is to:
request several extra animals from the vendor to use for health screening.
Sentinel animals should be at least what age?
What statement is TRUE regarding the frequency of serological testing required to maintain the health status of the animals within the vivarium?
The greater the intrusion of vermin into the vivarium, the greater is the frequency of testing required.
What statement concerning SOPs is FALSE?
SOPs set direction for the organization to follow.
What organization has developed standards and guidelines to help prevent the transmission of zoonoses through importation of animals?
The World Organization for Animal Health