Essays Tagged: "Gel electrophoresis"

Plasmid Fusion and PCR

ing the Plasmid Fusion lab.The Plasmid Fusion lab consisted of four major parts; plasmid digestion, gelelectrophoresis, restriction enzyme inactivation and ligation, and the final step, plating out.Bu ... break apart and the DNA is suspended in the solution. Thenext and final step in the lab is to run a gel electrophoresis on the sample. After adding theloading buffer you can run the gel.The expected r ...

(5 pages) 64 0 4.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

DNA Fingerprinting Vocabulary List.

the sugar deoxyribose·restriction enzyme: enzyme that cuts DNA at a specific sequence·gel electrophoresis: procedure used to separate and analyze DNA fragments by placing a mixture of DN ... to separate and analyze DNA fragments by placing a mixture of DNA fragments at one end of a porous gel and applying an electrical voltage to the gel·forensic science: the application of bioche ...

(1 pages) 36 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Mutation in gene Unc-93 results in apparent muscle defects in C. Elegans.

rameshift mutation causes the loss of muscle contraction in the C. elegans. Data obtained from the Gel Electrophoresis suggests that N2 is the wild-type worm since its DNA had no deletions. Primers ... to amplify these purified samples. Finally, the sizes of the PCR products were analyzed using the Gel Electrophoresis method. The purpose of this paper is to analyze the results from Gel Electropho ...

(11 pages) 51 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Distinguishing The evolutionary trend among mammal

d loading dye.The wells were already prepared for us by first pouring 50ml of 1.2% agarose into the gel box and letting it cool and then placing the gel box into the electrophoresis unit so that the g ... ive electrode end and pouring enough tris-glycine buffer into the electrophoresis unit to cover the gel. This was done before the lab had begun. We then placed 8 µl of the serums of cow, goat, h ...

(3 pages) 25 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Discuss how recombinant DNA techniques may be used to correct a point mutation.

nformation polymorphism is another method. It consist of detection of polymorphisms of human DNA by gel electrophoresis as single-strand conformation polymorphisms. It is based on the differences in t ... ch also is frequently reflected in an alteration of their electrophoretic mobility in nondenaturing gel electrophoresis.In denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis, the double stranded DNA is subjected ...

(3 pages) 36 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

DNA Fingerprinting

he DNA into different size pieces and then the pieces are separated by size during a process called gel electrophoresis. Then, the DNA is poured into a gel (agarose), and a electrical current is added ... denatured, which means the DNA is single-stranded, by heating or chemically treated the DNA in the gel. After the DNA is attached to paper and baked to the sheet, adding radioactive or colored probes ...

(2 pages) 112 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology


cell anemia. Electrophoresis is used to observe the migration of proteins through an agarose gel depending upon the net electric charge of the protein.MATERIALS AND METHODS Agarose gel ... t steps 1-4 to load each additional sample.ELECTROPHORESIS1. Transfer the casting tray with gel to the central platform of the electrophoresis cell and position it such that the sample wells a ...

(3 pages) 23 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

Describe the Process of Genetic Fingerprinting.

hin the VNTR regions. The DNA fragments produced are then separated according to size using aragose gel electrophoresis. The smaller the fragments, the further they travel to the anode. The fragments ...

(1 pages) 740 3 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The effects of caffeine on Salvia Morada

samples where taken and observed under microscope. DNA samples where isolated using PCR methods and gel electrophoresis was performed in order to observe banding differences with the control plant. Th ... netics using PCR. After the DNA was isolated and amplified, the samples where ran on a 1.5% agarose gel at 125 volts for 90 minutes. The gel was then stained with InstaStain Ethidium Bromide and obser ...

(3 pages) 33 0 3.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Introductory Gel Electrophoresis

Agarose gels electrophoresis is used to separate DNA fragments that have been digested by restriction endonu ... enzymes that cut double-stranded DNA into smaller fragments. These fragments are placed in agarose gel and an electric field is applied across it. The negatively charged DNA moves toward the positive ... an the larger fragments, thus the fragments separate.This experiment was an introduction to agarose gel electrophoresis. However, various colored dyes were substituted for the DNA samples. Unlike DNA, ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

SDS-PAGE Electrophoresis of Proteins

ze four protein samples (Crude extract, AS1, AS2, AS3) using native (non-denaturing) polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (PAGE).To identify a number of proteins and isoenzyme bands by staining with Coo ... requires only a small amount (5 to 25µg) of protein. In this practical, native polyacrylamide gel is used. This involves running the sample in a buffer at a pH suitable for protein stability and ...

(7 pages) 18 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry


mes called restriction enzymes, are used for segmentation of the DNA and arranged by size using the gel electrophoresis technique. After the previous step is complete, the cut DNA parts are moved to a ...

(4 pages) 39 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology