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Unformatted text preview: 2) Central Dogma (DNA → RNA → protein; replication; transcription; translation) 3) Gene regulation (prokaryotes vs. eukaryotes) 4) DNA sequencing reveals structure of DNA 5) DNA can be modified in the laboratory (recombinant DNA technology; restriction enzymes; plasmids; ligases) 6) Genetic engineering creates transgenic organisms 7) Polymerase chain reaction (denaturation, annealing, extension; Taq DNA polymerase, primers; DNA fingerprinting) 8) Blotting (Northern – RNA; Southern – DNA; Western – protein) 2 Lecture 4: 1) Tumors can be benign or cancerous 2) Cancerous cells lose control over cell functions 3) Advances in diagnosis enable early detection 4) A variety of factors can lead to cancer 5) Basic concepts of carcinogenesis (multistep process, tumor growth kinetics, clonal expansion) 6) How cancer develops (mutant forms of proto-oncogenes, tumor suppressor genes, repair enzymes, and mutator genes contribute to cancer)...
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This note was uploaded on 03/12/2012 for the course BIOL 0126 taught by Professor Wux. during the Winter '11 term at HKU.
- Winter '11
- Organic Molecules