Problem Set # 5 - BIOL 3023 Fall, 2016 Due Friday, November 18, 2016
1. Note whether the following mutations are likely (based on their nature and location) to result in either a significant
to complete loss of protein function (SC); or a partial to negli
Genetics Problem Set # 4 Fall, 2016
Due: 9:30 AM, October 26, 2016
1. Arrange the following structures from smallest to largest:
Thymine; (D) tRNA;
(E) Ribosome; (F) -OH group; (G) Codon.
2. What is the sequence (5 to 3) of th
Problem Set # 3 BIOL 3023
Due: 9:30 AM, 9/30/16
C: 10; D: 11
twisted bristles (b)
dark eyes (e)
B. Diagram of P1 Cross:
Diagram of F1 Cross:
C. Chromosome map (horizontal; top of chromosome at left):
Problem Set # 5: Due: Friday, 11/18/16
to negligible loss (PN);
B: Partial to negligible loss (PN);
C: Partial to negligible loss (PN);
D: Partial to negligible loss (PN);
E: Significant to complete loss (SC);
Problem Set # 3 BIOL 3023 Genetics Fall, 2016
September 30, 2016.
Due: 9:30 AM, Friday,
1. Imagine that you have generated three hybrid (mouse-human) cell lines that contain
the following human chromosomes and protein products of interest:
Problem Set # 2 BIOL 3023
Due: 9:30 AM, 9/11/15
IA IA or IA i;
Mother: IB i.
Second Child: O;
Father: IA i ;
Mother: IB i.
1. a. Father:
Example (b): Pleiotropy
Example (c): Variable Expressivity
Example (d): Genetic
Build Your Own Cell
Purpose: The purpose of this project is to make a 3D model of a cell in order to better understand the
parts and workings of a cell. It could be a great study guide for you.
Choose whether you will build a ty
Chromoseratops Lab Answer Sheet
1. At which stage did duplication of the chromosomes occur in the germ cell? Duplication occurs in the S phase.
2. Should your duplicated chromatids be identical? Yes, the chromatids should be the same. Are the
Acid Base Lab Answer Sheet
1. Vinegar mixture color: Red
2. Is vinegar an acid, a base, or neutral? Acid
3. Would the number of hydroxide atoms in vinegar be higher than, lower than, or equal to the number of
hydrogen atoms? The numb
Growth of Microorganisms in Selective, Differential and Enriched Media
The purpose of this lab is to observe microorganism growth on the differential, selective,
enriched media by applying specialized media.
Lab Assignment #1: Using the Scientific Method
The Strange Case of Beri-Beri
In 1887 a strange nerve disease attacked the people in the Dutch East Indies. The disease was beriberi.
Symptoms of the disease included weakness and loss of appetite, victims of
Biomolecules Lab on-line
Understand the use of positive and negative controls when performing experiments
Perform chemical tests to determine the presence/absence of carbohydrates, proteins, and
Equipment: a sheet of plain white paper
BIOL 121 Lab: Metrics & Measurement
Carry out conversions between decimal and scientific notation
Review meter, gram and liter as base metric units for distance, mass and volume; learn the
commonly used metric prefixes; carry out metric conver
BIOL 121 Lab : Solutions & pH
Calculate molecular weight for compounds and relate molecular weight to concentration
Use knowledge of polarity to predict solubility in water
Determine whether different solutions are electrolytes or nonelectroly
1. Pili: for adhesion, allowing bacteria to colonize environmental surfaces or cell and resist flushing
2. Capsule: provides extra protection form the hosts immune system
3. Cell wall: forms a protective outer layer that prevents damage from outside. Prev
Newtons second law of motion involves the behavior of two objects for which all forces
involved are not balanced. This law states that the acceleration of an object is dependent
on two variables, the net force acting on the object and the mas
BIOL 121 Lab: Respiration and Fermentation
Monitor respiration activity in yeast by observing CO 2 production as sugar is metabolized
Investigate the effects of temperature on yeast fermentation
Living cells use ATP (adenosine tr
M&M Lab Question and answer Sheet
Complete all 35 questions
Include a photograph of your experiment that includes a heads up Quarter.
1. State the problem: (Write a clear statement of what are you trying to find out?)
I am trying to discover
From Gene to Protein Transcription and Translation
1. Complete the following statements.
The molecule that contains genes is DNA.
The molecule that could be the enzyme that makes the pigment in skin and hair is a normal enzyme.
The learning objectives for this unit include understanding how to use Punnett Squares. Your book covers some
simple Punnett Squares on pages 165-167, but I want to give you some additional help. Here is a quick lesson on
Punnett Squares a
Karyotyping a Patient Answer Sheet
1. Using the correct notation as described in the lab, what notation would you use to characterize Patient A's
karyotype? 47, XX, +21
2. What diagnosis would you give patient A? Down syndrome
3. As with Pati
Plant Chromatography Lab Answer Sheet
If you grind up leaves and put acetone on them and allow them to move up a strip of coffee filter paper, then the
color pigments will move up the strip according to their wavelengths.