MCDB 205 - Cell Components and Research

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Coating with metal to produce contrast
Proteins that actively transmit materials through the plasma membrane
A vast database of genes and proteins that allows for better manipulation
The creation of secondary and tertiary structures in proteins to maximize attractions and to shield from water
Usually single stranded molecule composed of phosphate, sugar, base
Drosophila Melanogaster - used to study multicellular functions
A change in the DNA sequence
A sequence of DNA or RNA that codes for a protein
The set of all genes in an organism
A microscope that uses visible light to see
The creation of two sets of DNA, happens before mitosis
Membrane bound pit on surface of cell that can receieve materials
Usually double stranded molecule composed of phosphate, sugar, base
C. Elegans - used to study animal functions
The reading of mRNA into protien structures in ribosomes
Breaking up a cell to release molecules through physical means
S. pombe - used to study basic cell functions
Insertion of RNA to decrease amount of protein
A method of microscopy that just shines light and captures visible light on a white background
Small organelles formed from microtubules that extend outside the cell, provide sensory information and motion
Membrane vesicles that deliver ingested materials to lysosomes
A short cylinder of nine microtubule triplets in center of cell, creates microtubules
Attaching antibodies to beads and letting it bind with a protein and associated moelcules
In this method, a ligand that binds a molecule is attached to a solid and purified
Carries information for constructing a particular protein
A cylindrical polymer of tubulin that forms cilia, flagella and mitotic spindles, provides tracks for dynein and kinesin
A type of method of preparation that embeds cells in plastic and then slices it
cDNA copies of expressed genes
Division of a cell into two diploid daughter cells
A detergent that dissociate components for gel electrophoresis
Fusions with this enzyme are used for chromatography because it binds well to glutathione
Polypeptide chain of amino acids, many uses
Mus musculus - used to study vertebrate functions
A PCR method that can create a mutation in the cloned DNA
Organisms that have had so much study done on them that they are easy to use
DefinitionVocab Word
Creates contrast by interferance between light from the sample and a reference beam
Stack of flattened membrane bags that packages and glycosylates protiens
Seperates components based on the size of the molecules
A method where the interaction of two proteins attached to polymerase allow synthesis of a protein
Simple bacterial organism used to study cellular hardware
Dense network of intermediate filaments inside nucleus of eukaryotic cell
A methodology that assumes that it is possible to understand a system by breaking down and studying the parts
Uses a sharp point of laser light that sweeps across a sample
Display of thousands of tiny spots on a glass slide each different
A type of microscope that bombards samples with electrons that go through the sample
Lens that collects and recombines beams of light
Insertion of a segment of DNA into a plasmid vector
A cell or group of cells that have the full complement of chromosomes
The growth, synthesis, mitosis and cytokinesis of a cell
Transfer of proteins from gel to a sheet of nylon
Large organelle made of microtubules that primarily provides movement for cell through dynein movement
Saccharomyces Cerevisiae - used to study basic cell fundtions
Complexes of protein and RNA that synthesize proteins
A protein that glows green and allows labling of cellular components
Flattened bags of membrane without ribosomes involved in lipid synthesis and deals with drugs and calcium
Membrane bounded compartment containing the chromosomes etc
Dictyostelium Discoideum - used to study basic cell functions
Physical exchange of regions of genous between homologues
'microfilaments,' tracks for myosin motors
The DNA partner of a strand of RNA
A pair of concentric membranes connected to ER, surrounds the nucleus
Intranuclear site of ribosomal RNA synthesis and assembly
A method that seperates components by interactions
Consists of nuclear DNA compacted by associated protein
A reaction to produce large amounts of DNA segments using restriction enzymes
The formation of cellular components from molecules without aid of templates or enzymes
Specified signals incorporated into structures of proetiens and nucleic acids that route these moelcules to right place
Formed from arrangement of microtubules during division, pulls cellular components to either side
Impermeable membrane bound bags of hydrolytic enzymes
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Web of materials outside cell that provide support and binding to other cells
The copying of DNA into mRNA strands in nucleus
Move things, includes dynein, kinesin and myosin
A type of microscope that bombards samples with elections in a raster pattern to see the surface
Flattened bags of membrane with associated ribosomes that create integral proteins
A method where specimens are dried from aqueous solutions of metal salts
Proteins that can couple the downhill movement of one molecular to the uphill movement of another through the plasma membrane
An annular junction sealing the gap between two epithelial cells
Looks as if shaft of light coming at sample from an angle, produced by beam interferance
Large gated channels that control all traffic to the nucleus
Organelle that contains enzymes for fat oxidations and phosphorylation of ADP into ATP
an example is mitochondrion, which was incorporated by an archaea billions of years ago to form eukaryotes
A seperation method that uses charged groups attached to beads
Complex cell with a nucleus and membrane bounded organelles
Starting with a known gene and disrupting its function to observe what happens
Proteins that open selectively and facilitate passive movement across membrane
Arabidopsis Thaliana - used to study plant biology
A preparation method that makes samples cold and then cracks them
A type of microscopy that uses the absorbance and emission of light
A machine that spins really fast
A cell or group of cells that only have half the normal number of chromosomes
One of the domains of biology, incorporated a bacteria billions of years ago to form eukaryotes
Lipid Bilayer that surrounds the cell and has protiens and transmitters
Pathway involving the amplification and transmission of signals
A thin, cylindrical projection of plasma membrane supported by actin filaments
Focuses light on a specimen
A method that seperates components by running them in lanes
Recieve and process inputs for a variety of stimuli
Membrane bound bags containing catalase and various oxidases
Ways to improve the detection of a microscope beyond its limits
A circular DNA that self replicates in cytoplasm of a bacterium
A method that fragments proteins then measures by weight
Composed of microtubules and filaments, provides structure for the cell

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