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DNA Technology - Form V- Virtual Bacterial ID

When you click Submit (at the bottom of this web page) it will save your work on the server for me.

DO NOT Click submit more than once!

TAB OR USE THE MOUSE Between the fields....

You are encouraged to work in small groups (pairs or threes). You will only have to submit one paper per group (with all the names!)

Answer the questions as best you can. The boxes will expand as you type if you need more space. (Don't worry if it is a one word answer. The box size is standard.)


Class Period

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In the folder labeled HHMI-LABS there is a folder "Bacterial ID".  In that folder double click on the Virtual Bacterial ID icon. Go through the simulation. Read the introduction then follow the lab instructions. When the time comes (towards the end) for you to choose between the simulated and real BLAST search, do the simulated search.

 Question 1: What piece of DNA are you using to ID the bacteria?

Question 2: What process amplifies the DNA?

Question 3: Why do you constantly discard the tips?

Question 4: What was the bacteria?


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