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Science Genetic Eng.

TermDefinition
Genetic Engineering the process of taking a gene from one organism and inserting it into a DNA gene of another
Plasmid ring of DNA
restriction enzyme (genetic engineering) used to cut out desired gene
sticky ends gene fits into this. the opening of the plasmid
spice process of putting 2 things together
recombinant DNA newly generated DNA. The combined plasmid and human DNA
transgenic organism organism that contains DNA from another organism
Gene therapy way to treat disease by inserting a gene into DNA and produce something to cure disease
Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) makes copies of the DNA
restriction enzyme (PCR and Gel Electrophoresis) cuts up the DNA into fragments of different lenghts
Gel Electrophoresis method used to separate dna fragments by size for analysis
Gel Electrophoresis applications (whens it used?) Forensics, solving murder, finding body, paternity testing
Gel Electrophoresis problems expensive, planted evidence, cross contamination, human error
Agarose the gel used in gel electrophoresis, comes from seaweed
DNA fingerprint dna banding pattern unique to each person
Bacterial cells contain the plasmid, reproduce quickly by mitosis
Created by: cameronstorch
 

 



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