Chapter 13 - individual 3 Understand how biotechnology is...

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Chapter 13 Biotechnology The learning goals listed below are the broad concepts you should understand for this chapter. The learning outcomes list the concepts you should know or the things you should be able to do at the end of this unit. Some of the learning outcomes will be covered in class and the remainder you should achieve through reading, studying, and homework. Learning Goals and Intended Outcomes Learning Goal Learning Outcome(s) 1. Understand how DNA recombination occurs in nature. 1. Define key terms. (p.272 of text) 2. List and explain the 3 ways that DNA recombination can occur naturally. 2. Understand how DNA technology is used in forensic science. 1. Explain PCR and why it is a useful technique in forensics. 2. Describe the significance of STR’s and why they are useful in forensics. 3. Explain how gel electrophoresis and DNA probes are used to separate and identify STR’s. 4. Explain how a DNA profile can be used to identify an
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Unformatted text preview: individual. 3. Understand how biotechnology is used in agriculture. 1. List some common uses of biotechnology in agriculture. 2. Explain how a gene is cloned. 3. Explain how Agrobacterium tumefaciens is used to insert a gene into a plant. 4. Understand the benefits of completing the Human Genome Project. 1. List 4 benefits of sequencing the human genome. 5. Understand the role of biotechnology in medicine. 1. Recognize how biotechnology can be used to screen for defective alleles. 2. List the therapeutic proteins that are produced through biotechnology. 3. Describe how biotechnology can be used to treat cystic fibrosis and SCID. 6. Explain some of the ethical issues of modern biotechnology. 1. Describe the ethical concerns of genetically modified organisms in agriculture. 2. Describe the ethical concerns of manipulating the human genome using biotechnology....
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