Science (DNA Tech, etc)
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Refers to a wide range of techniques used to study, improve, create, or manipulate the genetic material
Used to seperate the chemical constituents or the disrupted cells on the basis of weight
You use these chemicals to recognize specific short nucleotide sequences in the DNA and cut the DNA molecule at that site.
Use these to isolate the insulin gene from numerous genes
At that site, you make many copies of Each DNA fragments
Polymerase Chain Reaction
Technique in Gene Amplication
The Chemical Seperation Procedure in which the fragments move at different speeds and sperate from each other along the length of the gel
Locating isolated Genes, thru gel electrophoresis.
To pinpoint the location of the located genes
Determining identity of a DNA fragment.
You determined which of the DNA Fragments isolated is the correct one for insulin production
Study of Nitrogen Bade Sequence
Can be designed from the isolated gene.
Machine na nagwowork sa DNA Sequencing.
Is a single stranded DNA fragment that is a complement of a portion of one of the two complementary strands that make up the gene
Involves finding the exact location of a gene in the 46 Chromosomes
Reproduction of a genetically Modified Organism
Bacteria contain circular DNA
Recombinant DNA Technology
Refers to the process of creating a DNA molecule by joining together DNA or segments of DNA
Genetically Modified Organisms
Known as transgenics are produced through recombinant DNA Technology.
Cow and Ox
Zebra and Horse
Goat and Sheep
Lion and Tiger
The offspring resulting from combining the qualities of two organism of different breeds, varieties
Gene that makes a toxin into corn.
Bt Corn, Cotton, Potato
Human Genome Project
An International Research effort to determine the sequencr of the human genome and identify the genes that it contains.
13 year effort coordinated by Department of Enegry and National Institues of Health
Procedure to find out if a baby has a congenital metabolic disorder that may lead to mental retardation.
Done on Infant 48 hours after delivery
Reintroduced corrected cells into the patient
Immunization Non-Pathogenic Viruses
Can be used as vaccine for introduction
DNA Technology can identify the suspect of the crime or know identities of victimr of horrendous Accidents
Tommie Lee Andrews
First man convicted of a crime using DNA Technology
Being eyed as a potential source of organs to deal with the shortage of donated organs from human cadavers.
First Cloned Mammal.
Change over time.
Is the pricess by which modern organisms have descened from ancient organisms
Well supported testable explanation of phenomena that have occured in the natural world
Argentina and Australia
Has similar grassland ecosystem.
Inhabitated by very different animals.
Darwin visited these two countries
Preserved remains of ancient organisms
Hood Island Tortoise
Has a long neck and a sheel that is curved and open around the neck and legs
Isabela Island Tortoise
Dome shaped shell and shorter neck
Pinta Island Tortoise
Intermediate between these two forms
1795 Theory of Geological Change.
1795 Theory of Geological Change
Forces change of Earth's surface shape.
Changes are much slow.
Earth much older than thousands of years.
Wrote Principles of Geography
Principles of Geography
Geographical Features can be built up or town down.
Darwin thought if earth changed over time, what about life?
Tendency toward perfection.
Use and Disuse.
Inheritance of Acquired Traits.
19th Century English Economist.
If population grew there will ge insufficient living space, food runs out, darwin applied his theory to animals
Wrote an essay summarizing evolutionary change from his field work in Malaysia.
Gave Darwin the drive to publish his findings
Differences among individuals of a species.
Nature provides the variation among difffwrent organisms and human select those variations they find useful
The Struggle for Existence
Members of each species have to compete for food, shelter, other life necessities
Survival of the Fittest
Some Individuals better suited for the environment
Layer show change.
Geographic Distribution of Living Things
Similar environments have similar types of organisms
Structures that have different mature forms in different organisms, but develop from the same embryonic tissue
Organs that serve no useful function in an organism.
Ex: Appendix, Miniature Legs, arms
Study of fossils
Drying of organisms; found in deserts
Hardened tree sap, insects get stuck in sap an sap hardens
La Brea Tar Pits
Animals get stuck in tar and preserves them
Animals preserved because bacteria cannot survive in cold climate to decay the bodies
When organic material is replaced with minerals
Trace Fossils, molds, cast
Types of Fossils.
Evidence that an animal existed
Animal remains dissolve away bu the shape of the animal remains
When a mold fills in with sediments and becomes hardened
Fossilized animal droppings
Stones found in dinosaur stomache, to help them digest food
Bring together genetic material from multiple sources, creating sequences that would not otherwise be found in the genome.
Differ only in the nucleotide sequence
GMO is also known as?
Recombinant DNA technology
Insertion of a new gene to another organism
Reproduction of a genetically modified organism
Descent with Modification
each living organism has descended, with changes from other species over time
Were derived from common ancestors