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  • 1. Power of Biotechnology Can change to
  • 2. What biotechnology can do?
    • Sequence the human genome, as well as genome of flies, worms, mice and many other bacteria.
    • Can cut chromosomes in specified places using enzymes that works as “ molecular scissors”.
    • Insert a new genes in chromosomes.
    • Use proteins to start or stop the transcription of DNA into RNA and proteins.
  • 3. More features of biotechnology
    • Knock out certain genes in mice or other organisms that control metabolic pathways or create disease (great for science)
    • Compare genes in one species with gene from different species to see how metabolic functions have evolved.
    • Insert new genes in bacteria and viruses.
    • Can produce new species of plants and animals.
  • 4. Why is the sequencing of human genomes important?
    • Demonstrate the similarities between humans and other organisms
    • Demonstrate the complexity of most cell function
    • Failed to provide the answer to genetic control of most disease
  • 5.  
  • 6. Genomics – from chromosomes to function
    • Start with sequencing of chromosomes- or start with identifying the location of the gene of interest
    • Use radioactively labeled nucleotides to determine sequence of DNA segment
    • Compare sequence to huge databases of genetic data using sophisticated computer tools
  • 7. Genetic sequence of bacteria and viruses
    • May give us clues to function
    • - Genetic sequence have helped us to understand variations in viruses
    • Identifies how traits are passed horizontally
    • Can be used to trace epidemics geographically
  • 8. Human Genome

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