Virology Big Ideas
-Outline and discussion of the main characteristics of animal viruses, some human diseases caused by
these viruses, and important events in the history of virology.
-AIDS is caused by the virus HIV-1 from family Retrovirus
An engineered plasmid was introduced into E. coli using a heat shock method. The
plasmid contained genes for Ampicillin resistance and the arabirose operon, with
the pGLO gene inserted into the operon. Two populations were examined, a control