Biotechnology and Recombinant DNA A. Introduction To Biotechnology 1. What is genetic engineering? 2. What is recombinant DNA technology? 3. Using Fig. 9.1 list the steps involved in typical genetic engineering procedures

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Biotechnology and Recombinant DNA

A. Introduction To Biotechnology


1.
What is genetic engineering?




2. What is recombinant DNA technology?




3. Using Fig. 9.1 list the steps involved in typical genetic engineering procedures



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4. What are restriction enzymes, where do they come from, what is their use in

nature and what do molecular biologists use them for?



5. What is a vector and what is it used for?



6. List the 4 properties of a vector.


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7. Using Fig. 9.4 list the steps in PCR


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e.

B. Applications of Genetic Engineering


1.
List some Pharmaceutical products of Genetic Engineering



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2. List some Agricultural applications



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C. Safety Issues and the Ethics of Genetic Engineering


1. What is used to avoid the accidental release of genetically engineered

microorganisms?





2. What are three ethical questions that have been raised by genetic technology?



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c.