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Ch. 1 - Introduction to Microbiology
Ch. 2 - Disproving Spontaneous Generation
Ch. 3 - Chemical Principles of Microbiology
Ch. 4 - Water
Ch. 5 - Molecules of Microbiology
Ch. 6 - Cell Membrane & Transport
Ch. 7 - Prokaryotic Cell Structures & Functions
Ch. 8 - Eukaryotic Cell Structures & Functions
Ch. 9 - Microscopes
Ch. 10 - Dynamics of Microbial Growth
Ch. 11 - Controlling Microbial Growth
Ch. 12 - Microbial Metabolism
Ch. 13 - Photosynthesis
Ch. 15 - DNA Replication
Ch. 16 - Central Dogma & Gene Regulation
Ch. 17 - Microbial Genetics
Ch. 18 - Biotechnology
Ch. 21 - Viruses, Viroids, & Prions
Ch. 22 - Innate Immunity
Ch. 23 - Adaptive Immunity
Ch. 24 - Principles of Disease
Introduction to DNA-Based Technology
Introduction to DNA Cloning
Steps to DNA Cloning
Introduction to Polymerase Chain Reaction
The Steps of PCR
Gel Electrophoresis
Southern Blotting
DNA Fingerprinting
Introduction to DNA Sequencing
Dideoxy Sequencing

Concept #1: The Steps of PCR

Concept #2: The Steps of PCR

Concept #3: The Steps of PCR

Concept #4: The Steps of PCR

Practice: Which of the following correctly lists the steps in order for one cycle of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR)?

Practice: Why is a DNA polymerase from a thermophilic bacterium used in PCR?

Practice: PCR is known for its power of amplifying a target DNA sequence at a high speed. Each cycle can double the number of DNA molecules (target sequence). Which of the following is CORRECT regarding PCR?

Practice: If you start with one double-stranded DNA molecule and you perform SIX cycles of PCR, how many double- stranded copies of the DNA will you have?