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15 Cards in this Set

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The plant we will work with in lab this week is called _______________________
Arabidopsis Thaliana
Any change in the DNA sequence of an organism is called a ________________________.
In the plant experiments, we will be working with a reporter gene called ________________________
GUS gene
When this gene is expressed it can cleave a substrate to produce the color ________________________.
dark blue
The part of a gene that controls where and when it is expressed (is on or off) is called the ________________________.
A ________________________ is a protein that controls the expression of many other genes.
regulatory mutant/controlling gene
Another name for a plant hair is ________________________.
"Transparent testa, glabra" means ________________________.
no seed coat color & no hair
We will be extracting ________________________ pigment to measure its absorbance spectrum.
A relatively small circular piece of DNA is called a ________________________.
Often these small circular pieces of DNA encode for genes that confer resistance to ________________________
If another piece of DNA is spliced into one of these small circular pieces of DNA, it is said to be ___________________
When one of these small circular pieces of DNA enters a bacterial cell, the cell is said to be ________________________.
The bacterium we will use in lab this week is called ________________________.
E coli
In order to see the color better, you will extract the green chlorophyll with ________________________.