BIO302 Assignment 1 Solution and Discussion


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    Assignment No. 1
    Molecular Biology
    Fall 2019

     Total Marks: 10
     Due date: 13/11/2019
    

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    Assignment topic
    a) What is bacterial transformation?
    b) Write down the steps of bacterial transformation
    c) What are the Applications of transformation?
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    @zareen said in BIO302 Assignment 1 Solution and Discussion:

    What are the Applications of transformation

    When is transformation used?

    • To make multiple copies of DNA, called DNA cloning.
    • To make large amounts of specific human proteins, for example, human insulin, which can be used to treat people with Type I diabetes.
    • To genetically modify a bacterium or other cell.

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    @zareen said in BIO302 Assignment 1 Solution and Discussion:

    Write down the steps of bacterial transformation

    Key steps in the process of bacterial transformation: (1) competent cell preparation, (2) transformation of cells, (3) cell recovery, and (4) cell plating.
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    @zareen said in BIO302 Assignment 1 Solution and Discussion:

    What is bacterial transformation

    Bacterial transformation is a process of horizontal gene transfer by which some bacteria take up foreign genetic material (naked DNA) from the environment. … Sometimes the exogenous genetic material may co-exist as a plasmid with chromosomal DNA.



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