Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
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Chapter 14 - DNA: The Genetic Material - Review Questions - Synthesize: 1c

Answer

No mice die.

Work Step by Step

The endonuclease would destroy the DNA of the dead, pathogenic bacteria. This could then not be used by live non-pathogenic bacteria to become pathogenic. The mice would be safe and would survive.
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