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BIO 1100, Non-Majors Biology Unit III Lab Assignment

BIO 1100, Non-Majors Biology Unit III Lab Assignment PLDZ-881
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There are three parts to this lab assignment, which counts as your Unit III Assessment. All work should be completed in Microsoft Word or similar word processing software, and submitted to Blackboard as a file upload.

Lab Part 1: DNA Extraction: Biotechniques Virtual Lab (30 points)

Lab Part 2: Blood Types (20 points)

Lab Part 3: Stem Cells (50 points)

Submit your completed assignment by uploading it through the "Unit III Lab Assignment" link. After you click the Browse button and select your file, be sure to click the Attach button to attach your file. Then click the Submit button. Your professor will be notified that your paper is ready to be graded.

Lab Part 1: DNA Extraction: Biotechniques Virtual Lab (30 points)

Chapter 7

Scientists have figured out how to extract DNA from various cells. Extracting DNA is very important concerning heredity, legal issues, and criminal issues. In this lab, you will simulate collecting human cells and conduct various virtual laboratory techniques in order to extract DNA from a human cell.

Instructions:

Go to: The DNA Extraction Virtual Lab (http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/labs/extraction/)

  1. Click on: Start Lab.
  2. Follow the instructions in the lab to answer the following questions.

Questions:

Questions 1-10 are short answer questions and should be answered in complete sentences. Each question is worth 3 points for a total of 30 points.

  1. List 3 reasons why a scientist might use methods to isolate DNA.
  2. Within what organelle within a cell is DNA located?
  3. What is the first step in isolating DNA?
  4. What is the name of the equipment or material used to collect cells from a person’s mouth?
  5. What is the purpose of adding the lysis solution to your sample?
  6. What are the proteins called around which DNA is wrapped?
  7. What does salt do to a cell once it ruptures?
  8. When putting a sample in a centrifuge, how would you maintain balance?
  9. If you wanted to remove the fluid part of your sample, what piece of equipment would you use?
  10. Is DNA soluble in isopropyl alcohol? How do you know?

Lab Part 2: Blood Types (20 points)

Chapter 7

Blood typing is critical in medicine. If a person receives the wrong type of blood, he can die. This virtual lab allows you to simulate determining 3 patient’s blood types. You will then have to decide what type of blood to give your pati

 

There are three parts to this lab assignment, which counts as your Unit III Assessment. All work should be completed in Microsoft Word or similar word processing software, and submitted to Blackboard as a file upload. Lab Part 1: DNA Extraction: Bio
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