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Genetics 300

by: Lisa Montanez

Genetics 300 300

Lisa Montanez
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

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This study guide covers what will be on the FINAL.
Dr. William J. Mackay
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Biology, Genetics
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Date Created: 04/23/16
GENETICS STUDY GUIDE CHAPTERS 20, 21, 22, 24 & 26 INTRODUCTION  Biotechnology: an application of biology for commercial purposes o Genetic engineering  manipulate genes o Recombinant DNA technology o Transgenic organisms CHAPTER 20: RECOMBINANT DNA TECHNOLOGY  Clones o Recombinant clone  Chimeric molecule: 2 parts- donor DNA + vector DNA  Chimera: greek mythology- creature ½ man ½ beast  4 Steps 1. Isolate DNA a. Donor: genomic b. Vector: plasmid- mini, midi, maxi 2. Cut DNA using restriction enzymes a. Restriction enzyme: endonuclease i. Internal substrate enzyme (nucleic acid), recognizes palindromes in DNA 1. Palindromes: breaks bonds in a restriction site ii. Produced by bacteria iii. Protects bacteria from viruses 3. Join DNA using complimentary base pairs and ligase 4. Amplify DNA- transformation o Cellular Clones  By asexual reproduction o Therapeutic Clones: stem cells o Reproductive Clones: stem cells VECTORS: 5 GENERAL TYPES 1. Plasmids a. Accepts 5 kb DNA b. pBR318 c. PUC o Smaller o Altered origin: multi copy o amp (Ampicillin) o Modified lacZ’ operon  lacZ’ codes for p-galtetramerpolypeptide with 1173 amino acids, 146 amino acids ar N terminus o Multiple cloning site(MCS), poly linker  A 200 base pair invitro DNa sequence that contains many restriction sites  DH5 α  Restore function to lacZ , special complamentation o Alpha (α) complementation for lacZ lacZ+¿ o X-GAL --  blue indole B−GAL ¿  Blue/white screen to detect donor molecules d. pBluescript 2. Phages: accepts 15 kb donor DNA 3. Viruses (cosmids): accepts 45 kb donor DNA 4. YAC’s: yeast artificial chromosomes: accepts 1 mb donor DNA 5. BAC’s: bacterial artificial chromosomes: accepts 3-6 mb donor DNA  λ 45 kb linear virus with 2 life cycles: o Lisogenic o Lytic: arms + donor DNA  Concatemer: very large molecule consisting of multiple viroal genomes  Confluent cellsbacterial lawn  Plaques: clear zone in a bacterial lawn which is the result of a successful viral infection  Library: collection of DNA sequences that represent an organism placed into vectors o Genomic library: genome  In genome: coding sequence, exon, introns, promotors, regulatory sequences, moderately repetitive DNA (transposable elements, SINES, LINES), highly repetitive DNA o cDNA library: m RNA HYBRIDIZATION SYSTEMS o Southern Blot: DNA to DNA hybridization o Northern Blot: DNA to RNA hybridization o Western Blot: protein- antigen (Ag) produce antibody (Ab)  Ag  Ab detection system  Autoradiography: detects radioactive hybrid nucleic acid molecules  DNA Sequencing: a technique used to identify and order DNA molecules which differ in size by 1 bp using electrophoresis or automation o Ribose DNA: 2 OH groups o Deoxyribose: 1 OH group o Dideoxyribose: no OH groups  Will stop reaction, reaction termination  Polymerase Chain Reaction: (PCR), used to modify DNA 1. Denaturation: dsDNA ssDNA, denature at 95 C 2. Renaturization: with primers, 50-55 C 3. Extension: using DNA polymerase, 70-72 C o PCR has 30 cycles o DNA pictogram 10 -1 microgram 10 -6 o Heat stable DNA polymerase: Taq polymerase withstands 95C  Signst Transduction Pathway 1. 1 messenger 2. Receptor 3. Relay protein 4. Effector (enzyme) nd 5. 2 messenger (AMP) 6. Cellular response o 1 messenger is hormones, neurotransmitters, growth factors  Yeast- unicellular eukaryote o Cell cycle: 1. Isolate mutants (cell cycle defective mutants) temperature sensitive 2. Group mutants: complementation analysis =300-500 genes a. Regulatory: cyclins- proteins that fluctuate in concentration i. Cell cycle dependent kinase (CDK)- requires cyclin to function - b. Energy: kinase (enzyme)- donates PO gr4ups (from ATP) to a target molecules i. Maturing Promoting Factor (MPF)- complex cyclin + CDK, maturing promoting factor  cell cycle CHAPTER 24: CANCER  Cancer: progressive disease, cancer genes, uncontrolled cell division  Carcinogens: chemical, physical, biological o Carcinogenesis: process of getting cancer 1. Initiation: mutagens transform the cell 2. Promotion: confers the cell growth advantage a. Mutagenic b. Non mutagenic (signal transduction pathways) 3. Progression: metastasis: movement of cancer cells from the primary site to multiple secondary sites  Mutagenic  4 Basic Tissue Types 1. Epithelial: carcinoma (90%) skin cancers 2. Connective: sarcomas (bone), leukemia (blood), lymphoma (lymph) 3. Muscle 4. Neurons  3 Cancer Genes 1. Oncogenes (proto-oncogenes) 2. Tumor suppressor genes 3. Tumor susceptibility genes TYPES OF TUMORS: o Benign: will not metastasize, localized o Malignant: will metastasize, invasive tumors, invasion is called metastatic  Transformation: the process of turning a regular cell into a cancerous cell o V- gene from virus o C- gene from your body CHARACTERISTICS OF CANCER CELLS o Lose cell density inhibition o Require less nutrients o Secrete large amounts of proteases  Digest basal lamina o Secrete growth factors  Angiogenesis (vascularization) o Less adhesive (E cm) (extravascular matrix) o Fail to differentiate o Fail to undergo apoptosis  Programmed cell death  Facilitated by caspases (proteases)  Transfection: addition of DNA to mammalian cells  GLEEVEC: smart drug, specific noncompetitive inhibitor  Proto-oncogenes: normal cellular genes that can be mutated into oncogenes, cellular counterpart of oncogenes o Expressed at lower levels relative to oncogenes o “Regular” version of oncogenes  Oncoproteins: products of oncogenes o Protein tyrosine kinesis o Growth factors o G proteins (signal transduction) o Transcription factors o Ras- G protein or relay protein  Hormone y receptor k Ras(g protein) RasMEKMAPK  Ras, MEK, MAPK are intacellular transductors  Serine/Tyrosine (S/T) Kinases TUMOR SUPPRESSOR GENES o Normal active cellular gene that represses cell growth o Inactivation or suppression leads to deregulated growth o Cancers caused resulting from inactivation of tumor suppressor genes are inherited in a dominant fashion o Tumor suppressor genes act in a recessive manner (heterozygosity in non-tumorgenic) o Loss of heterozygosity inactivates the remaining wildtype allele (LOH)  LOH: loss of heterozygosity  Mutate 1 wildtype allele, lose the chromosome containing the second wildtype allele by nondisjunction  P53: master cancer gene (60%) o Tumor suppressor gene o Tetramer  Complex genetic structure  Complex gene structure/ function o BRAC-1/BRAC-2: genes involved in breast cancer  Ex: Colon cancer o Normal colon cells APC: tumor suppressor gene DDC: tumor suppressor gene rasK: oncogene p53: tumor suppressor genemetastatic tumor cells TUMOR SUSCEPTIBILITY GENES o Does not actively cause cancer o Increases incidence of cancer (increases frequency of mutation) o Involved in DNA repair o UV light P53P21Rb1---E2F  P53: master cancer gene, TSG, blocks DNA replication, induces apotosis  P21: cyclin dependent kinase inhibitor  Rb1: retinal blastoma protein  E2F: transcription factor that tells the cell to not go into cell cycle o No UV light no P53 no P21 Rb1 is phosphorylated o In a child with tumors, Rb1 is phosphorylated and goes through the cell cycle and cancer cells replicate CHAPTER 26: POPULATION GENETICS  Population: group of organisms in a given area  Gene pool: total number of alleles in a population  Allele frequency: percentage of alleles in a population  1908- Hardy Weinberg st o p= frequwncy of the 1 allele o q= frequency of the second allele o p+q = 1 gene pool, haploid o p +2pq+q = 1  diploid NEED 5 CONDITIONS 1. Large population: minimizes genetic drift a. Genetic Drift: changes to the allele by chance 2. Isolated population: minimizes gene flow a. Gene Flow: movement of genes in and out of a population 3. No net mutations 4. Random mating 5. No natural selection  Zygotic Gene Expression: wildtype is expressed over recessive gene  Maternal Gene Expression: mother’s genes are always expressed o Phenotype of mutant depends of genotype of mother o If mother has function, offspring will also have function regardless go genotype


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