Biology (11th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-25918-813-8

Chapter 17 - Biotechnology - Review Questions - Understand: 3

Answer

D.

Work Step by Step

The answer in the back of the textbook is wrong. PCR increases the number of DNA molecules exponentially from the original number of molecules, to about X to the Y, where X is the original number of molecules and Y is the number of rounds. The answer give in the book is C., which would be true in this case after about 4 rounds, not 10.
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