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Unformatted text preview: How does DNA Recombination occur in nature? • Sexual Reproduction • Bacterial Transformation • Viral transfer of DNA How does DNA Recombination occur in Nature? Recombination in Bacteria Figure 13-1 Viruses May Transfer Genes Figure 13-2 DNA Recombination in Laboratories • Identify gene(s) of interest. • Isolate the gene(s) of interest. • Produce many copies of that gene. • Express it. Restriction enzymes cut DNA at specific places • Bacteria use restriction enzymes to defend against viral infections. Pg. 250 Tools Needed to Make Recombinant DNA in Laboratories • Scissors – Bacterial Restriction Enzyme • Glue – DNA Ligase • Vector o Bacterial Plasmids o Viruses o Yeast Cells o Other Cells...
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This note was uploaded on 06/09/2010 for the course BIOL 1001 taught by Professor Minor during the Spring '08 term at LSU.
- Spring '08