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Name_________ KEY _______________ SID # _________________________ 1 Garriga Problem set #2 1. Agrobacterium is a pathogen of dicots, and its plasmid can be used to transfer foreign DNA into these plants. Describe how the vir genes function in this transfer. The vir genes allow the T DNA to be transferred into plant’s chromosome. Where is the foreign DNA placed? Between the T DNA repeats. Define in general term's three types of genes that have been transferred into plants. Pesticide (or insecticide) genes Herbicide resistance genes Genes affecting the nutritional status of plants Genes for the production of pharmaceuticals 2. In golden rice, three transgenes are inserted into the genome of rice to produce what chemical. Beta carotene What does your body produce from this product? Vitamin A. Where and why might this crop be useful? In regions where low levels of beta carotene in the diet lead to blindness and other serious nutritional problems.
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Name_________ KEY _______________ SID # _________________________ 2 3. Below is a pedigree of a rare human skin disease. Inheritance of the disease by the II-3 male from his father rules out what type of inheritance. Explain your reasoning. X-linked inheritance because he received the disease from his father, but his X chromosome from his mother. Who in the pedigree has the same Y chromosome as the II-3 male? Give all correct answers. I-2, III-2, III-6, IV-2 Who in the pedigree has the same mtDNA as the II-3 male? Give all correct answers. I-1, II-1, II-4
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This note was uploaded on 08/01/2008 for the course MCB 41 taught by Professor Garriga during the Spring '07 term at Berkeley.

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