February 8 - February 8, 2010 First exam: Feb 19 in class...

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February 8, 2010 First exam: Feb 19 in class 40 all multiple choice questions Review session Feb 17 @8:30 @ Mahar Extra Credit #2 under assessments Write the exam. ! Write two exam questions, only on material that was in the exam. Multiple choice/true and false only Get extra bonus points for questions that end up on exam Genetically modified crops Pets – hypo allergenic cats – DNA to turn off allergen product Now they have dogs too Medical – NR2B controls production of a brain chemical NMDA NMDA appears to help learning and memory in mazes Helps makes cures for memory diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease Helps make other medicines Engineer hens to produce drugs in eggs Offspring inherit drug production – now more efficient Advantages – smaller than cows, can make drugs that are more toxic to mammals Phytoremediation – using plant biotechnology for the environment restoration Example – reduce arsenic contamination via plant uptake Bio fuels Ethanol as an energy source Most form corn now, ferments starch/sugars
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course BIO 105 taught by Professor Adler,irschick,podos during the Fall '08 term at UMass (Amherst).

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