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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 12 Genetic Engineering and the Chemistry of Heredity Friday, 9 October 2009 Readings Chapter 12.1, 12.2 Homework: Questions _________ Introduction: Genetic _____________ and knowledge of genetic-based processes are going to continue to make an impact on our lives Big money, big stakes and big fraud -- _______ scientist outlined a way to clone human embryos, falsely ____ Structure of DNA discovered ____ Draft of the human genome ____ Global discussion over merits of bioengineered food ____ Map of Craig Venter ! s genome completed and published Sept 4 For us, with a chemists view, we need to know about the structure of DNA and how the sequence of its chemical code leads to the biosynthesis of proteins … as well as considering the structures of proteins . Finally re¡ecting on the use of DNA technologies on our life Perspective: Average person is 1.75 m x 0.1 m x 0.2 m = 0.035 m 3 Average cell = (10 μ m) 3 So there are about _________________ cells Or 10 million million cells 12.1 The Chemistry of Heredity Each cell has a nucleus With a complete set of genetic instructions Genetic information is organized into...
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course C 118 taught by Professor Jillrobinso during the Fall '09 term at Indiana.
- Fall '09