Flashcards in Chapter 15 -1 Deck (12)
When was the Human Genome project completed?
95% of human genome is?
stretches of duplicated DNA
Bananas and humans are ?% alike
Mice and humans are ?% alike
What are knockout experiments done for?
done on similar organisms to determine probable effects on humans
How can you manipulate genomes?
recombinant DNA technology
What are some techniques to combine genes from different sources?
production of vaccines, cancer drugs, pesticides
What is the toolkit for recombinant DNA?
2. Restriction enzymes
3. Ligase seals back together
4. Insert recombinant DNA into host cells
What is a vector?
carrier of foreign DNA
What is the most common type of vector?
What are types of vectors?