TRANSFORMATION OF COMPETENT BACTERIA Lab 12
Can foreign DNA be incorporated into bacterial cells that will stimulate the production of a
1.5 ml microcentrifuge tubes (2), Plastic beaker, CaCl2 (50 mM) tube, Maskin
CHEMISTRY of LIFE Lab 2
Do oils, alcohols, and water have similar properties?
3 Plastic Cups, Vegetable Oil, Isopropyl Alcohol, Distilled Water, 3 Ice Cubes, Large
Paper Clip, Small Paper Clip, Salt, Filter paper strips
Biology I (Biol 1406)
Float the Boat Laboratory:
What will happen?
History of previous systems of measure (I.e., Imperial System):
What is the value of statistical analysis?
What is wrong with the Average?
1) Ask a Question
Define a problem
2) Develop Testable Hypotheses
Educated guess / literature search (why and why n
Biology 1 1406
Parts of the Microscope:
The following are
structures you must be
able to identify and
know their function on
Lamp control switch
Head set screw
Graphing with Excel
Data should generally be entered by columns
General rule: All figures and tables should be numbered and titled. Titles on tables go at top, while
those of figures and go below (e.g., table-top, figures-follow).
Menu Bar (and Tabs)
RESTRICTION ANALYSIS of DNA
Do endonucleases have specific restriction sites within a genome?
5 microcentrifuge tubes, 1X TAE buffer (500 ml), 0.2 g/l DNA (22 l), distilled water,
restriction enzyme (HindIII), res
DNA, RNA, & Protein
Chapters 16 & 17
What do you know about DNA?
Nucleotides (4 different)
Nitrogenous base (A, G, T, C)
DNA - Deoxyribonucleic Acid
The substance of inheritance
ENERGY & CELLULAR RESPIRATION
Chapters 8 & 9
Ability to do work or set objects into motion
Types of Energy
Introduction to Life (Chapter 1)
Characteristics of Life (Craigs Minimal List)
Overview of Levels of Organization:
Atoms, Molecules, Organelles, Cells, Tissues, Organs, Organ systems, Organisms, Populations,
Communities, Ecosystems, Bio
Cells and Membranes Chapters 6, 7, & 11
History of Cytology
Robert Hooke cellulae (1665)
Antonie van Leewenhoek
Matthais Schleiden plants (1838)
Theodor Schwann animals (1839)
The cell is the basic unit of life.
All living things