SAT Subject Biology Practice Question 36: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 36

5. Which DNA technique depends, in part, on a violation of Mendel's law of independent assortment?

A. Shotgun genome sequencing
B. RFLP
C. PCR
D. Plasmid cloning and selection
E. Genome marker mapping

Correct Answer: E

Explanation:

Genome marker maps are assembled using gene linkage informa-tion. Gene linkage occurs when genes are located next to each other in the genome and do not assort independently.

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