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Students construct paper recombinant plasmids to simulate the methods genetic engineers use to create modified bacteria. They learn what role enzymes, DNA and genes play in the modification of organisms. For the particular model they work on, they isolate a mammal insulin gene and combine it with a bacteria's gene sequence (plasmid DNA) for production of the protein insulin.

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    • Grade 1
    • Grade 2
    • Grade 3
    • Grade 4
    • Grade 5
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    • Grade 7
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9
    • Grade 10
    • Grade 11
    • Grade 12

    Keywords:

    NSDL,Grade 9,Middle School,bacteria,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140919103512156T,genetics,prokaryote,genetic engineering,GMO,Grade 10,Grade 11,Grade 12,Life Science,DNA,eukaryote gene,genetically modified organism,NSDL_SetSpec_928276,recombinant,Engineering,High School,plasmid,Vocational/Professional Development Education,model

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    English

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