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Unformatted text preview: somatic mutations do not affect offspring can cause cancer Part 2: Molecular Medicine Restriction Enzymes found in bacteria (defense) cleaves DNA into fragments recognize specific sites (restriction sites) palindromic Gel Electrophoresis: separates fragments of DNA (Fig 15.8) DNA placed in agarose gel electric field is applied DNA migrates toward positive polewhy? smaller molecules migrate faster than larger ones DNA Fingerprinting (Fig 15.9, 15.10) Defective proteins can cause disease (Fig 15.12, 15.19) Prion diseases are disorders of protein conformation (Fig 15.14) Expanding triplet repeats (Fig 15.18) DNA Testing by allele-specific cleavage (Fig 15.20) Treating Genetic Disease (Fig 15.22) Gene Therapy (Fig 15.23)...
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2011 for the course REL 1306 taught by Professor Small during the Spring '11 term at Baylor.
- Spring '11