Test Your Life Science Knowledge!

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Test Your Life Science Knowledge!

Let's have some fun! To celebrate our 20th Anniversary, OriGene wants to test your life science knowledge! We have created a quiz for you. If you answer all questions correctly, you will automatically enter to win an OriGene 20th Anniversary T-shirt and a $10 Amazon gift card! We will randomly select 50 winners! Quiz ends on Sunday, November 20, 2016.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In what year is OriGene Technologies founded as a research tool company?
    • A. 

      1994

    • B. 

      1995

    • C. 

      1996

    • D. 

      1999

    • E. 

      2001

  • 2. 
    Cell culture is in vitro because (choose the best answer)?
    • A. 

      Cells are not touching each other

    • B. 

      Interactions with other cell types and 3D interactions are lost

    • C. 

      Cells have lost some proteins

    • D. 

      Changes occur in the cell membrane

  • 3. 
    For adherent cells, adhesion provides a signal for cells to do which of the following?
    • A. 

      Grow and divide

    • B. 

      Transduce differentiation signals

    • C. 

      Enhance survival

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    What does "CRISPR" stand for?
    • A. 

      Clustered Regularly Interdependent Short Palindromic Repeats

    • B. 

      Clustered Regularly Interference Short Palindromic Repeats

    • C. 

      Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats

    • D. 

      Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Polymer Repeats

  • 5. 
    Which of the following products does OriGene offer? (Check All that apply)
    • A. 

      CDNA Clones

    • B. 

      CRISPR

    • C. 

      Antibodies

    • D. 

      Recombinant Human Proteins

    • E. 

      Human Cancer and Normal Tissue

    • F. 

      ShRNA

  • 6. 
    Lentiviruses are a subclass of which virus strain?
    • A. 

      Retroviruses

    • B. 

      Adenoviruses

    • C. 

      Adeno-associated Viruses

    • D. 

      Herpes Viruses

  • 7. 
    What cell types can lentiviral vectors infect? (Check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Non-dividing cells only

    • B. 

      Actively dividing cells

    • C. 

      Quiescent cells

  • 8. 
    TrueORF Gold ORF clones are the only expression validated cDNA clones.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What genes control transgene packaging during lentiviral transduction?
    • A. 

      Vif, vpr, and vpu

    • B. 

      Env, nef, and pol

    • C. 

      Rev, gag, and pol

  • 10. 
    Which of the following are key features of OriGene's recombinant human proteins? (Select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Broadest Coverage

    • B. 

      Optimal preservation of protein structure, post-translational modifications and functions

    • C. 

      Diverse product formats

    • D. 

      Large scale production available