Quiz BACTRAN version 2

Quiz BACTRAN version 2 - Bacteria have the ability to share...

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BIO 325L Quiz Week of October 27, 2008 Name: _Key Version 2____________________________________ TA: ____ 1. List the two steps necessary for E. coli cells to take in foreign DNA (2): - Treatment with Calcium Chloride - Heat Shock If cells have this ability to take in foreign DNA they are described as being (1): _________competent__________________________ 2. Our plasmid was engineered with three genes. List the three (3): - araC - bla - GFP 3. How have plasmids been advantageous in the evolution of bacteria (2)?
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Unformatted text preview: Bacteria have the ability to share plasmids. This has provided for traits such as antibiotic resistance. Which gene produces a product responsible for regulating the expression of GFP (1)? araC 4. List the two steps required to fracture the membrane and release the contents of the bacterial cells (3): Treatement with lysozyme Freeze-Thaw Cycle...
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