- Define the terms transformation, recombinant plasmid, and competent cell.
- Investigate green fluorescent protein, online, and describe what it means to “fluoresce”. Did you find any unusual applications of genetically modifying organisms with this protein?
- Explain the use of antibiotic resistance as a “selectable marker”.
- Predict what will happen if transformed cells are fed only:
- Glucose and arabinose
- Glucose and sucrose
Contributors and Attributions
Kelly C. Burke (College of the Canyons)