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Biotechnology (1) - Biotechnology What is DNA technology?...

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What is DNA technology? How is it different from biotechnology? Can you think of examples of DNA technology? Can you think of examples
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Genetically Modified Organism: Recombinant Bacteria What is a genetically modified organism? What is recombinant DNA? Have we inserted human genes into Glofish: Jellyfish genes and sea coral genes were inserted into zebrafish embryos
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Diabetes There are two different types of Diabetes (I and II). Type I Diabetes- the person does not produce the protein insulin (dimer). Without insulin, the person’s cells cannot absorb glucose from the bloodstream. Obviously, not a good thing. http:// www.3dchem.com/3dmolecule.asp?ID=196
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Recombinant Bacteria Replicons Can be exchanged Can code for unique traits Can serve as a ‘vector’ Let’s turn this bacterium into a insulin producing factory! How can we do it??
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chromosome Gene inserted into plasmid Plasmid put into bacterial cell Recombinant DNA (plasmid) Recombinant bacterium Bacterial chromosome
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2012 for the course BIO 311D taught by Professor Reichler during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.

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