Chapter 19: Analyzing and Engineering Genes
I. The Effort to Cure Pituitary Dwarfism: Basic Recombinant DNA Technologies
The Pituitary gland is a structure at the base of the mammalian brain that produces s everal important biomolecules, including a prote
Chapter 18: Gene Expression in Eukaryotes
Differential gene expression is responsible for creating different cell types, arranging tem i nto tissues, and coordinating their activity to form the multicellular society we call an i ndividual.
C hapter 17: Gene Expression in Bacteria
I. Gene Regulation and Information Flow a. Mechanisms of Regulation i. A cell could avoid making the mRNAs for particular enzymes if there is no mRNA, then ribosomes cannot make the gene product. Transcriptional co
Chapter 15: How Genes Work
The science of molecular biology began with the discovery that DNA is the hereditary material and t hat DNA is a double-helical structure containing sequences of four bases.
What Do Genes Do?
Creating knock out mutant alleles
Chapter 14: DNA and the Gene
What are Genes Made of?
The chromosome theory of inheritance proposed that chromosomes are composed of genes. C hromosomes are a complex of DNA and proteins.
a. The Hershey-Chase Experiment i. Hershey and Chase wonder wheth
Chapter 13: Mendel and the Gene
The the ory o f evolutio n by na tu ra l selec tion clarifie s why sp ecie s ch an ge th ro ug h time . The chrom osome theory of i nheritance explaine d ho w ge netic informa tion is tran sm itte d fro m o ne gene ra tion