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# Dr. Tonegawa won the Nobel Prize for discovering how the

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Dr. Tonegawa won the Nobel Prize for discovering how the body can constantly change its genes to fashion a seeming unlimited number of antibodies, each specifically targeted at an invading microbe or foreign substance.

A. seeming unlimited number of antibodies, each specifically targeted at

B. seeming unlimited number of antibodies, each targeted specifically to

C. seeming unlimited number of antibodies, all specifically targeted at

D. seemingly unlimited number of antibodies, all of them targeted specifically to

E. seemingly unlimited number of antibodies, each targeted specifically at

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09 Sep 2006, 07:54

A- C. seeming unlimited

D. seemingly unlimited number of antibodies, all of them targeted specifically to [an...]

Should be "each"

E. seemingly unlimited number of antibodies, each targeted specifically at
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09 Sep 2006, 07:55
I will pick E though.

Target at is the correct idiom.

seeming should be an adverb so seemingly appears to be correct
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09 Sep 2006, 08:00
haas_mba07 wrote:

A- C. seeming unlimited

D. seemingly unlimited number of antibodies, all of them targeted specifically to [an...]

Should be "each"

E. seemingly unlimited number of antibodies, each targeted specifically at

for the same reasons E
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09 Sep 2006, 09:43
E
Seeming has a place holder for an adverb. But seeming is not an adverb. Seemingly is.
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09 Sep 2006, 19:55
haas_mba07 wrote:

A- C. seeming unlimited

D. seemingly unlimited number of antibodies, all of them targeted specifically to [an...]

Should be "each"

E. seemingly unlimited number of antibodies, each targeted specifically at

I got this in the practise test today and narrowed it to D/E & picked D under severe time pressure. However now I see why E is the correct answer.

Haas can you explain why each is correct. Isnt antibodies plural and so we should pick all?

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09 Sep 2006, 20:08
Here we are talking about the number of antibodies, not the antibodies themselves.

Note the last part of the sentence ...
"...targeted at an invading microbe or foreign substance."

The gist of the sentence is that the genes are able to generate a number of antibodies of different types.

With the use of "all", the meaning changes to imply that all the types of antibodies are targeted towards a single microbe or foreign substance.

It leads to ambiguity, whether the genes generate antibodies of different types for a single type of microbe or a single type of antibody for a particular microbe.

heman wrote:
I got this in the practise test today and narrowed it to D/E & picked D under severe time pressure. However now I see why E is the correct answer.

Haas can you explain why each is correct. Isnt antibodies plural and so we should pick all?

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10 Sep 2006, 13:28
Thanks all .... The OA is E.
10 Sep 2006, 13:28
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