Michael Kjome MCDB 3500 HW 3 Crime Scene Investigation "Based on your expertise in molecular biology, you have been called to the scene of a homicide investigation. Many other clues or leads in this case were unproductive so far. Based on circumstantial e
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MCDB 4650 Exam 3
1. (2) In a genetic screen for additional mutations affecting C. elegans vulval development, you have
isolated a new mutation that causes a Vulvaless (Vul) phenotype. You would like to know the
function of the gene in whi
MCDB 4650 EXAM 4 12/09/2013 70 points
1. (8 pts) Placement of a bead containing FGF on the flank of a chick embryo can induce an extra limb, as
shown in the picture. The extra limb, however, appears to be different than either a wing or a leg.
MCDB 4650 EXAM 2 10/6/2015
1. The Wnt pathway is critical for early determination of Xenopus cell fates.
(2) Predict the consequences that will be caused by inhibiting nuclear beta-catenin in the Xenopus oocyte.
Specifically mention at le
Michael Kjome MCDB 3500 HW# 9 1 The essay question (due Tuesday) is as follows: "As an expert molecular biologist in a biotechnology or pharmaceutical company, you would like to develop a drug to treat the following conditions: 1) Bacterial (Salmonella/E.
Michael Kjome MCDB 3500 HW 5 "Gene Therapy: Describe the successes and failures of this approach in curing human diseases." Gene Therapy is the process at which genes are inserted into an individual s cell and tissue to treat a disease. Mostly used for he
Michael Kjome MCDB 3500 HW 8 "As an expert molecular biologist, you have been asked to serve on a panel to make recommendations to the government on: The benefits and harms of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) to the society Genetically modified organ
Michael Kjome MCDB 3500 HW1 Jurassic Park The technology used in Jurassic Park to bring dinosaurs back from extinction makes for a good movie, but tell me what is fact and what is fiction using your knowledge of molecular biology. In the movie, scientists
MCDB 3500 Exam III Fall 2009 Question 3 5srRNA J Gene Q Gene 5_ _ _ _ 3 3_5 5-3 5-3 3-5
Above is shown an area of human chromosome 5 containing three genes, each encoding an RNA as shown 3a. For each of the three genes you wish to create a 10 base pair de
Michael Kjome MCDB 3500 HW# 8 How to deal with a Super Bug: MRSA Resistant to the broad-spectrum antibiotics commonly used to treat it. MRSA can be fatal" MRSA is an infection caused by Staphylococcus aureus bacteria, which is more commonly known as staph
Michael Kjome MCDB 3500 HW2 Pharmaceutical / Biotechnology CEO "Assuming that you have become a CEO of a pharmaceutical/biotechnology company. How would your knowledge of Molecular Biology and your experience from designing and interpreting experiments be
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MCDB4650 Fall 2015 EXAM 1
1. The diagram below shows coding and regulatory regions of a gene encoding a transcription factor called
Sox2. Sox2 is usually expressed in neuronal stem cells where it promotes the stem cell property. The diagra