Biotechnology Objectives - District 158

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Oct 23, 2013 (3 years and 7 months ago)

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Biotechnology Objectives


1.
Describe
what is meant by

selective breeding

and
explain

how it can be used to increase desired
traits

(alleles)

in a population.


2.
Predict

the outcome of a
test cross

using
Punnett Square
s

and
describe

how
a test cross is us
ed
to
determine unknown genotypes.

3.
Define
genetic engineering

and explain how it u
sed.

4.
Explain

the function of
restriction enzymes
.



recognition sequence

5.
Compare

& contrast

sticky and blunt ends

and
explain

how each is made.


6.
Define
recombinant
DNA

and
explain

how it is created.



ligase



plasmid



transformation




vector



transgenic organism

7.
Explain
the process of
gene

cloning
.



clone

8.
Summarize

examples of biotechnology applications in industry, agriculture, and medicine.

9.
Explain

the
purpose
of

the
polymerase chain reaction

and
summarize

the steps involved in the
process
.

10.
Explain

how

restriction enzymes are used in comparing

DNA samples.

11.
Summarize

the steps involved in
gel electrophoresis

and
explain

how and why the DNA fragments move
wi
thin the gel.


12.
Explain
how
DNA fingerprin
ts

are created and used.


13.
Analyze
a

DNA fingerprint for the purpose of
suspect identification or

paternity testing.

14.
Explain
how
gene t
herapy

can be used to treat genetic disorders.



gene transfer