Biology 360 Genetics Exam 1 Spring 2014
Discussion day (Circle one): Tues
Short answer questions. Answer 3 of the following 5 questions. Each question 6 pts.
1. In Luria and Delbrucks fluctuation test, in which they showed that ge
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CHAPTER 1: Page 1-8
Genetics : science of heredity
Gregor Mendel: Had discovered the fundamental principles of heredity and
modern foundation of genetics.
Paul Berg: Constructed the first recombinant DNA
Stanley Cohen: Cloned recombinant DNA
360 Discussion 2/10/16
Make 2 10 strand PCR for the above DNA strand.
Forward: ATGGGACCTT (same as start strand)
Reverse: AATCGCTTGAA (reverse of ending strand)
Base-Pair substitution mutation
Trans version Mutation
MCB 421 Exam #2
September 28, 2010
There are 7 questions. Answer all 7 questions.
Be sure your name is on all pages.
1). (16 Points). Packaging of P22 DNA requires a Pac site while packaging of Lambda
DNA requires a Cos site. Briefly describe:
1). The mec
BIOL 549: Tentative schedule
Overview: What is genetics? Why microbial genetics?
Bacterial growth and phenotype
Fidelity of DNA replication: proofreading, mutagens
Mutation and Mutagenesis
"Dont it always seem to go that you dont know what youve got til its gone." Joni Mitchell
Mutation = any heritable change in DNA sequence
Types of Mutations:
Uses of mutations:
confirm role of genes inferred from in vitro approac
"The stars might lie but the numbers never do." Mary Chapin Carpenter
Since the beginning of this century it was widely known that when a
population of bacteria is exposed to a toxic environment, some rare cells
acquire the ability to grow
Nomenclature. Until the mid-1960s, genetic nomenclature was a tower of babel. Due to the absence
of clear rules for naming genes, each investigator assigned new names haphazardly, often resulting in
the same name being applied to diff