Who Ate the Cheese?
Students are given a scenario in which someone steals a very expensive block of cheese from Queen Elizabeth. They then use paper DNA sequences cut with restriction enzymes to determine the thief from 4 suspects.
1. Describe the role of restriction enzymes in DNA
2. Identify banding patterns found in agarose gel electrophoresis
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gel electrophoresis, DNA fingerprinting, forensics, crime solving, restriction enzyme
Last updated: 3/2/2015