Biotechnology - Bacterial Transformation: Biology Lab


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Which term is used to describe any human-created changes in an organism's DNA?

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1. Which answer describes the purpose of the heat shock protocol discussed in this lesson?

2. What was the purpose of the LB (luria broth) only plates during the second half of the transformation protocol?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this worksheet and quiz to quantify your knowledge of a bacterial transformation biology lab. Concepts you will need to know include identifying a word to describe human-created changes to DNA as well as the purpose of heat shock protocol.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these study tools to assess your understanding how to:

  • Identify purpose of heat shock protocol
  • Recognize role of LB only places during second half of transformation protocol
  • Analyze transformation experiment

Skills Practiced

The worksheet and quiz boost your practice of these skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding human-created changes in the DNA of an organism
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding heat shock protocol and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about a bacterial transformation biology lab

Additional Learning

Trying to learn more about bacterial transformation biology labs? Employ this lesson called Biotechnology - Bacterial Transformation: Biology Lab. These objectives will be covered:

  • Define bacterial transformation
  • Identify plasmids
  • Understand heat shocking
  • Use your knowledge and skills to analyze specific data