Flashcards in Chapter 13 Deck (16):
What is recombinant DNA?
A piece of DNA that is been modified by the addition of something else
What is a transgenic organism?
An organism that has recombinant DNA in it and displays traits from both
Can both mutations and recombinants happen on their own in nature?
What is a short segment of DNA with sticky ends?
What is a process that makes more DNA?
What process will separate DNA RFLPs segments
What particular process is used to sequence DNA?
Polyacrymilide gel electrophoresis
What are probes used in DNA for
To highlight repeated segments on genes, identify an important disease causing gene, identify a gene that is not functioning correctly
What is used to get a foreign gene into an organism
Viruses and bacteria plasmids
What is not a commonly used method of modifying the DNA of an organism
Polymerase chain reaction
Matching DNA samples and forensics uses a specific set of small genes called what
What does RFLP do?
Protects against invasions of viruses
What goes with recombinants
Transgenics and GMO