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       header.appendChild(document.createTextNode("Spring 2014"));
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       var text = [["Extracted genomic DNA from 100 mg of Arabidopsis thaliana leaves using a Viogene DNA extraction kit. Samples were " +
       "labeled ZIN for zingiberene."],
           ["Two samples were prepared and nanodropped. The concentration of the first w" +
           "as 2.6 ng/ul, and the second was 3.5 ng/ul of DNA, indicating a minimal yield of DNA."]];
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       text = [["Extracted genomic DNA from 100 mg of Picea abies needles using the same extr" +
       "action kit and protocol. Samples were labeled CAR for carene."],
           ["Two samples were prepared and nanodropped. The concentration of the first w" +
           "as 2.6 ng/ul, and the second was 3.5 ng/ul of DNA, indicating a minimal yield of DNA."]];
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       text = [["Ran a 0.6 % argarose gel on the DNA extracted from ZIN and CAR, as well as the column flow-throu" +
       "gh from the kit."],
           ["ZIN1, ZIN2, CAR1, and CAR2 all show a faint but distinct DNA band above the highest rung on the DNA l" +
           "adder (>10kb), showing the presence of DNA. No bands were seen on the kit flow-through. Indicates successful g" +
           "enomic extraction."],
           ["Preformed a second genomic extraction on Picea abies to improve yield. Nanodrop shows CAR3 to be " +
           "at 6.2 ng/ul and CAR4 to be 11.5 ng/ul."],
           ["Extracted genomic DNA from Gossypium hirsutum. Samples nanodroppped: CAD1 1.8 ng/ul and CAD2 7.8 ng/ul."]];
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       text = [["Ran a gel on CAR3, CAR4, CAD1, and CAD2. Brighter genomic DNA bands were seen on the cadinene camples" +
       " than before, but cadinene samples showed significant smearing near the top of the gel."]];
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       text = [["Extracted genomic DNA from Salvia officinalis . Samples nanodropped: SAB1 7.5 ng/ul, and SAB 11.4 ng/ul."],
           ["Extracted genomic DNA from Mentha citrata . Samples nanodropped: LNR1 3.4 ng/ul, LNR2 6.2 ng/ul, LNR3 7.3 ng/ul"],
           ["E. coli containing p404GALS and pDZ207 from Addgene were grown on LB plates with ampicilin. These were min" +
           "iprepped using a Viogen kit. Samples nanodropped: p404GALS (A) 130.2 ng/ul, p404GALS (B) 112.3 ng/ul, pDZ2" +
           "07 (A) 145.3 ng/ul, pDZ207 (B) 84.1 ng/ul."]];
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       text = [["Extracted genomic DNA again from Arabidopsis thaliana . Sample nanodropped: LNS1 53.4 ng/ul, LNS2 585.2 ng/ul"],
           ["Ran gel on LNR1, LNR2, LNR3, LNS1, LNS2, SAB1, and SAB2. All show high weight DNA bands, with Linalool (S) sampl" +
           "es having the brightest."]];
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       text = [["Extracted genomic DNA from Zingiber zermbet . Sample nanodropped: HUM1 31.9 ng/ul and HUM2 18.6 ng/ul"],
           ["Extracted genomic DNA from Ocimum basilicum . Sample nanodropped: GER1 2.3 ng/ul"]];
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       text = [["Extracted genomic DNA from Santalum album seeds since the sapling was still not fully grown. Sample nan" +
       "odropped: SAN1 53.8 ng/ul and SAN2 28.4 ng/ul"]];
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       text = [["Extracted genomic DNA from Perilla frutescens . Sample nanodropped: MYR1 632.8 ng/ul and MYR2 958.6 ng/ul"],
           ["Extracted genomic DNA from Perilla frutescens . Sample nanodropped: MYR1 632.8 ng/ul and MYR2 958.6 ng/ul"]];
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       text = [["Preformed PCR using zingiberene synthase primers on LNS2 genomic DNA and using linalool (S) synthase p" +
       "rimers on the sample template."],
           ["Ran gel on PCR product. Resulted in no visible bands formed."]];
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       text = [["Took 1.8 ul of HUM1 genomic DNA and preformed a PCR with humelene synthase primers."],
           ["Ran gel on PCR product. Resulted in three total bands, one faint around 1.2 kb, and two bands very close " +
           "in size just under 3.0 kb."],
           ["Both ~3 kb bands were gel extracted, combining across all four lanes. Samples nanodropped: HUM-top 8.5 ng/u" +
           "l, HUM-bottom 10.6 ng/ul."]];
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       text = [["Preformed PCR using linalool (R) synthase primers on LNR3 genomic DNA."],
           ["Ran gel on PCR product. Resulted in no visible bands formed."]];
       subPage.addMultLI(a27, text);
       text = [["Preformed PCR using myrcene synthase primers on MYR2 genomic DNA."],
           ["Ran gel on PCR product. Smeared bands on gel but no distinct bands."],
           ["Preformed overlap-extension PCR on the gel extracted humelene samples (both HUM-top and HUM-bottom) to add " +
           "epitope tag sequence."],
           ["Ran gel on OE-PCR product. Only extremely faint bands were visible."]];
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       "An example of a gel showing high molecular weight (>10 kb) bands corresponding to successfully " +
       "extracted plant genomic DNA (in this case, samples LNS1 and LNS2 from Arabidopsis DNA");
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           "PCR products resulting from primers targeted to hmelene synthase using Zingiber genomic" +
           "DNA as a template. The sixth ladder band down corresponds to 3000 bp.");
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       header.appendChild(document.createTextNode("Summer 2014"));
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       var text = [["Continued troubleshooting PCR reaction conditions for all of the terpenes that failed " +
                   "to amplify. Tried adjusting template concentration, adding DMSO, changing thermocycler program, hot " +
                   "start PCR, new polymerase and dNTPs."],
                   ["Re-did genomic extractions for those that produced less than 50 ng/ul of genomic DNA. " +
                   "Used this new template in further PCRs."],
                   ["Extracted the Gal10 gene from our template plasmid and a kanomycin resistance gene borde" +
                   "red by LoxP sites."]];
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       text = [["All of the gene cassettes for plasmid construction that were successfully extracted so far" +
       " were ligated together and inserted into the MCS of pUC19. This formed our first intermediate plasmid."]];
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       text = [["Finally reached the point that all terpene genes were consistently amplifying with the " +
       "synthase gene primers. The genomic DNA sample for sabinene was completely used before this point, " +
       "although all other of the 8 terpenes showed clear bands.."]];
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           "The results of the genomic DNA PCR on all of the plant species.",
           554, 735,
           "The results of the genomic DNA PCR indicated each gene had a large fraction of introns. " +
           "None of the genes had a distinct band at exactly the right weight corresponding with what " +
           "the intron-less cDNA size would be.");
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       header.appendChild(document.createTextNode("Spring 2014"));
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       var text = [["Moved the lab into its new space before the start of the semester."],
           ["Created the plasmid intermediate pVU1400A, which is missing only a single insert to become pVU14004."]];
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       text = [["Ran RNA extraction on all the plants that were still available. This excluded Myrcene and " +
       "Linalool (R) since both Perilla frutescens and Mentha aquatica had withered over the summered."],
           ["Repeated RNA extractions on those which showed appreciable concentration on the nanodrop. Event" +
           "ually all 7 remanining terpenes had plant RNA in appreciable quantities (most between 20-50 " +
           "ng/ul, with a few less than 10 and a few more than 100 ng/ul)."]];
       subPage.addMultLI(p_sept, text);
       text = [["Digested plasmid intermediate grown in demethylated bacteria with ClaI. Ligated final " +
           "insert into vector. No transfomants grow after 24 hours."],
           ["Diagnostic digest shows the ClaI enzyme is cutting properly. pUC19 positive control for transforma" +
           "tions show that the competent cells are working."]];
       subPage.addMultLI(p_s17, text);
       text = [["Ran reverse transcription PCR on extracted RNA to isolate synthase cDNA. Humelene and sabinene " +
       "show clear positive results, santalene shows amplification at smaller region, and cadinene shows no" +
       " cDNA bands."]];
       subPage.addMultLI(p_s18, text);
       text = [["Made liquid cultures of K546546 in preparation for mutagenesis. Also made glycerol stock to store at -80."],
           ["Diagnostic digest of ligation of pVU1400A intermediate and the final insert needed to make " +
           "finished plasmid. Gel clearly shows bands in exactly the correct positions for each of three " +
           "comparison conditions, proving that the creation of pVU14004 was finally successful.."]];
       subPage.addMultLI(p_s19, text);
       text = [["Miniprep of K546546 liquid cultures (1 ml ). First culture tube concentration of 85.7 ng/ul " +
               "DNA, second 105.1 ng/ul."],
               ["RNA extracted arabadopsis and Picea abies to improve yield and quality. Carene still failed to " +
               "get an RNA concentration greater than 10 ng/ul, while Arabidopsis produced 107 ng/ul with a go" +
               "od A260/A280 ratio."],
               ["Miniprep of K546546 liquid cultures (1 ml ). First culture tube concentration of 85.7 ng/ul " +
               "DNA, second 105.1 ng/ul"]];
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       text = [["RT-PCR done on humelene, linalool (S), sabinene, and zingiberene. Sabinene produces clear " +
       "bands, while zingiberene shows one faint band at roughly the correct size. Positive controls are also " +
       "run to confirm that the reverse transcription step is not the cause of any failures to amplify."]];
       subPage.addMultLI(p_s26, text);
       text = [["RT-PCR done on humelene, sabinene, and santalene. Sabinene again produces clear bands,and " +
       "santalene does as well although much fainter. Both bands were gel extracted to yield a small " +
       "(<10 ng/ul) amount of DNA."],
       ["Extracted DNA was ligated into pUC19 and transformed into E. coli."]];
       subPage.addMultLI(p_o5, text);
       text = [["Site direction mutagenesis kit and specially designed primers were used to mutagenize K546546 " +
       "at its BglI site, sabinene cDNA at its XbaI and EcoRI sites, and pVU14004 at its EcoRI and XbaI sites."],
           ["Mutagenesis product was transformed into E. coli."]];
       subPage.addMultLI(p_o7, text);
       text = [["Minipreps were done on 5 ml liquid cultures of mutagenized pVU14004, sabinene, and K546546. " +
       "Four liquid cultures were made for each, and both sabinene and pVU14004 were done in duplicate."],
           ["Diagnostic digests were done on miniprepped plasmid to check if the restriction sites were " +
           "mutagenized. pVU14004 appeared to have lost its XbaI site but not its EcoRI site, sabinene shows " +
           "a size that suggests it failed to ligate as an insert into pUC19, and K546 shows only a single " +
           "band at around its starting weight."]];
       subPage.addMultLI(p_o9, text);
       text = [["All 8 minipreps of sabinene ligated into pUC19 were digested with SpeI and ApaI to check for " +
       "the synthase insert. Only one, Sab B2, shows a second band at the right size."]];
       subPage.addMultLI(p_o10, text);
       text = [["Santalene synthase was ligated into pVU14004 and pSB1C3. E. coli was transformed and incubated."],
           ["The sites that failed to show mutagenesis were mutagenized again using and transformed into E. " +
           "coli. K546546 had its AgeI site mutagenized."]];
       subPage.addMultLI(p_o11, text);
       text = [["All liquid cultures were miniprepped, producing 8 samples of pVU14004 with confirmed XbaI " +
       "mutagenesis, 4 pVU14004 with no sites confirmed, 4 sabinene, and 6 samples produced from santalene in " +
       "pVU14004. None of the plates with santalene in pSB1C3 produced colonies."],
           ["Diagnostic digests were run on all miniprepped plasmid (K546- AgeI, BglI, SphI. Sabinene- EcoRI, " +
           "BamH1. Santalene in pVU- ApaI, XbaI. pVU- EcoRI, XbaI, BamHI, KpnI). Santalene appeared not to have " +
           "ligated into pVU14004. Sabinene did not have its EcoRI site removed by mutagenesis. K546546 had at least" +
           " one cut, but the second sample may have had one site mutagenized."],
           ["Santalene was re-ligated into pSB1C3 and transformed."]];
       subPage.addMultLI(p_o12, text);
       text = [["Santalene in pSB1C3 was miniprepped to good yield. Each of 4 replicates was digested with " +
       "SpeI and ApaI to test for ligation. The ApaI enzyme appears not have cut, but the fourth sample showed an " +
       "uncut plasmid size which corresponded to that of pSB1C with santalene successfully inserted."]];
       subPage.addMultLI(p_o13, text);
       text = "Ligated santalene synthase again into pVU14004 and transformed into E. coli.";
       subPage.addMultLI(p_o14, text);
       text = [["One colony grew and was put in liquid culture."],
           ["Culture miniprepped and digested. Again no gene insertion was detectable."]];
       subPage.addMultLI(p_o15, text);
       text = [["Transformed pVU14004 into a dam- strain of E. coli to address the methylation sensitivity of ApaI."],
           ["Finished planning and acquiring materials for GC-MS confirmation of terpene presence."]];
       subPage.addMultLI(p_o16, text);
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           "Results of a reverse transcription PCR, showing the cDNA amplified from plant RNA template.",
           346, 417,
       "Results of a reverse transcription PCR, showing the cDNA amplified from plant RNA template.");
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           "Diagnostic digest produces bands of exactly the correct size (from left to right, 2700, 2700," +
           "and 950, 2700, and 1700, confirming that pVU14004 was successfully constructed.",
           303, 314,
           "Diagnostic digest produces bands of exactly the correct size (from left to right, 2700, 2700," +
           "and 950, 2700, and 1700, confirming that pVU14004 was successfully constructed.");
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           "10-9 Diagnostic digest",
           340, 286.375,
           "10-9 Diagnostic digest");
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