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BIOL 120 Week 5 Notes

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BIOL 120 Week 5 Notes BIOL120

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These weeks cover the only notes from this week before the test- enjoy! Study guide coming Tuesday
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Date Created: 03/07/16
Julia Delaluz BIOL 120 Week 5 Notes 3/7 Modes of Genetic Engineering: Gene Therapy  Insert a normal gene into the appropriate cells of an individual affected with a  genetic disease, thereby permanently correcting the disorder  A retrovirus (virus rendered harmless) is used as a vector o It exploits the ability of the virus to insert DNA into the chromosomal  DNA of its host cell Cloning  Produces one or more organisms genetically identical to the “parent” that donated  the single cell  First attempted over 50 years ago  Current interest in organismal cloning comes from its potential to generate stem  cells  Problems with animal cloning: o Prone to illness, & premature death o Reduced genetic variation o 90% failure rate o lifespan greatly reduced o many anomalies in clones o high fatality rate in neonatal state o contamination of cell lines makes them unsubtle Stem Cells  Class of undifferentiated cells that are able to differentiated into specialized cell  types  2 main sources: o Embryos: formed during the blastocyst phase of embryological  development (embryonic stem cells) o Adult tissue: (adult stem cells) o Both types of generally characterized by their potency, or potential to  differentiate into different cell types (skin, muscle, bone, etc.)  Not going to ask questions about How something happens Bioethics  Discipline dealing with what is “good” and “bad” and with moral duty and  obligation  Set or moral principles: a theory or system of moral values  Principles of conduct governing an individual or a group; a guiding philosophy; a  consciousness or moral importance  Set of moral issues or aspects (rightness)


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