Make sure you can read this to tell who the daddy is, just look at the ...

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Dec 14, 2012 (4 years and 11 months ago)

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DNA Technology

DNA Technology

1.
Genetic engineering
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process where DNA is
split into fragments, and new DNA is
inserted

2.
Applications
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A. Bacteria
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used to reduce frost

damage to crops, break down pollutants,

produce hormones and antibiotics



B. plants
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resist herbicides



C. Animals
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cloning endangered species,

replacement of genes which cause

disorders

DNA Fingerprinting and its’ uses

1.
Samples of organism’s DNA is exposed to
restriction enzyme which cuts it into pieces

2.
DNA is run through an electrophoresis
machine using gels

5. Every person is genetically different so
their gels would appear different




A. identical twins have identical DNA

fingerprints


B. people who are closely related have

similar DNA markers

6. Applications:







A. can be used to identify or eliminate

suspects


B. can be used to determine paternity of

a child


C. can be used to identify a deceased

person

Make sure you can read this
to tell who the daddy is, just
look at the black bands and if
they match up.

A B C D E