07 PlantDev, ModelGen 2008

07 PlantDev, - This week in 206 From 2 weeks ago Any live chickens Fungi reproductive structures I Escherichia coli plasmid transformation and gene

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–7. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This week in 206 From 2 weeks ago: Any live chickens? Fungi reproductive structures. I. Escherichia coli plasmid transformation and gene expression. antibiotic selection, bioluminescence, melanins I. Arabidopsis thaliana molecular genetic analysis. mutants, transgenics, gene expression
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Model genetic organisms Used to study processes in development, physiology, behavior, reproduction, disease, gene regulation, signal transduction, etc. etc. Traits of models. EASY + CHEAP Limitations on space, time, funds.
Background image of page 2
Model genetic organisms Used to study processes in development, physiology, behavior, reproduction, disease, gene regulation, signal transduction, etc. etc. Traits of models. EASY + CHEAP Small Lots of progeny Fast generation Inexpensive culture Simple Good genetics (diploid or haploid, mutagenesis, crossing) Relevant-normal or does something interesting or useful No “societal” problems Small genome-(sequenced) Transformable
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Examples of model genetic organisms.
Background image of page 4
Examples of model genetic organisms. Escherichia coli (and lambda) Saccharomyces -Baker’s Yeast Drosophila -Fruit fly Mus -Mouse Danio -Zebra fish Xenopus -African Clawed frog Caenorhabditis -Nematode Dictyostelium - Slime mold Arabidopsis Genetics has had a huge resurgence in the past several years. Biochemistry and molecular biology can’t answer all the questions. Functional genomics.
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Examples of model genetic organisms. Escherichia coli (and lambda) Arabidopsis thaliana Very small lots of progeny short generation (30 days) Smallest genome (125 million bases) Easy to grows under many conditions Easy to mutate and do genetics Easy to transform.
Background image of page 6
Image of page 7
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 03/22/2008 for the course BIO 206L taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

Page1 / 16

07 PlantDev, - This week in 206 From 2 weeks ago Any live chickens Fungi reproductive structures I Escherichia coli plasmid transformation and gene

This preview shows document pages 1 - 7. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online