Genetics Quiz#21 microRNA and SIRNA

1. Which of the following mechanisms best describes how microRNA (miRNA) can contribute to carcinogenesis?

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2. The introduction of exogenous double-stranded RNA (dsRNA) into a cell can lead to gene silencing. This mechanism is widely used by which of the following entities to interfere with host cellular mechanisms?

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3. In vitro transcription for gene knockdown experiments primarily utilizes which of the following?

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4. Abnormal expression of microRNA (miRNA) in cancer cells can lead to the downregulation of tumor suppressor genes. This process is accomplished through which of the following actions?

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5. For a researcher aiming to silence a specific gene in a laboratory setting, which of the following RNA molecules would be most effective?

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