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It has been demonstrated that the levels of monoamine metabolites in CSF varies with polymorphism of serotonin transporter protein.

Which of the following components of genetic apparatus is responsible for such polymorphisms?

A. Non-coding sequences
C. Exons
D. Ribosomes
E. Chromosomal count

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In the diagnosis of HIV, following a positive ELISA test, western blotting could be used to confirm the diagnosis.

Which of the following cellular components is separated by electrophoresis for western blotting?

A. Proteins
D. Cell membrane lipids
E. Free amino acids

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Genetic information in an organism is inherited equally from parents of both sexes. An exception to this is seen in:

A. Ribosomal RNA
B. Small arms of chromosomes
C. Mitochondrial DNA
D. Coding sequences of nuclear DNA
E. Non-coding sequences of nuclear DNA

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Microtubule-associated protein tau undergoes several post-translational modifications and aggregates into paired helical filaments in Alzheimer’s disease.

These modifications of tau include all of the following except:

A. Hyperphosphorylation
B. Protein glycosylation
C. Ubiquitination
D. Polyamination
E. Amino acid activation

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Which one of the following refers to the synthesis of RNA molecules from DNA?

A. Replication
B. Translation
C. Transcription
D. Splicing
E. Modification

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