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Chapter 12: 11-21 Gene Technologies - Using DNA sequences for identification

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Biology Homework Chapter 12: DNA Profiling and Genomics


Reading Preparation

Textbook assignment: Chapter 12: DNA Technology and Genomics, sections 11-21.

Study Notes

Web Lecture

Read the following weblecture before chat: Gene Sequencing and the Human Genome

Take notes on any questions you have, and be prepared to discuss the lecture in chat.

Study Activity

Perform the study activity below:

Work through the interactive exercise on Gel Electrophoresis to experience how biologists sort and measure DNA strands that have been cut with restriction enzymes.

Chat Preparation Activities

Chapter Quiz

Lab Work

Read through the lab for this week; bring questions to chat on any aspect of the lab, whether you intend not perform it or not. If you decide to perform the lab, be sure to submit your report by the posted due date.