Study Guide

Biotechnology Topics

DNA Technology

All of the genetic information or DNA in a cell is its genome. Huge doesn't even begin to...

Gene Expression

We have to use DNA technology to clone the gene we want to study. It's a necessary evil. After...

Gene Function

Sure, DNA technology and gene expression are important, but we all know the proteins deserve all...

Organism Cloning

When most people think of cloning, they usually think of Dolly the sheep, who in 1996 became the...

Forensic Applications

You really should finish studying for your biology exam, but you just can't tear yourself away...

Medical Applications

Some of the most immediate benefits of biotechnology can be seen in the medical field. Advances...

GM Foods

Unless you've been living under a rock, you've probably heard about genetically modified, or GM,...

Common Mistakes

Cloning genes and inserting them into an organism isn't the only way to modify an organism's...

Test Your Knowledge!

1. Bacterial enzymes that recognize and cut at a particular DNA sequence are calleda. DNA...