Human Genetics Problem Set

Problem 12: Somatic cell hybrids

By examining a number of somatic-cell hybrid lines for enzyme activities and their human chromosome constitution, scientists can determine
A. on which human chromosome the gene for a particular enzyme is located
It is possible to correlate enzyme activity with a specific chromosome in a somatic-cell hybrid
B. the number of genes for enzymes in the human genome
C. the number of chromosomes in the human genome
D. the number of human chromosomes in each cell
E. Scientists cannot determine any of these things

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