Warm-Up 3/12/12. What is the purpose of gel electrophoresis? To which end of a gel box (+ or -) will DNA travel? Why? Answers: The purpose is to separate molecules by size and charge in an agarose gel. DNA travels to the positive end of a gel box because it is negatively charged.
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Answers: The purpose is to separate molecules by size and charge in an agarose gel. DNA travels to the positive end of a gel box because it is negatively charged.
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Put a new entry in your lab book table of contents: Biotechnology Practice Questions
Also, take out your Gene Therapy and Stem Cells Guided Notes
A = positively charged, small
B = positively charged, large
C = negatively charged, small
D = negatively charged, large
a: cure a genetic disorder in an adult
b: change the genes present in human embryos to create a ‘designer baby’
This is called Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer