Domain - Molecular Biology

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Level 5

Perform electrophoresis

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8050 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe an electrophoretic technique; carry out an electrophoretic technique; and interpret results.

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CMR 113 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate knowledge of nucleic acid structure and properties
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

8064 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the structures of nucleic acids and discuss the physical properties of Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA).

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NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate knowledge of gene structure, replication, and expression

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8070 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the structures and properties of nucleic acids; explain nucleic acid replication; discuss mutations; and discuss the regulation of gene expression.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 113 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Level 6

Purify Nucleic Acids

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Version 3 This unit standard replaced unit standard 8061 and unit standard 8062.

26493 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe purification techniques for nucleic acids; and carry out DNA and RNA purification techniques.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 113 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate knowledge of recombinant DNA techniques

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Version 3 This unit standard replaced unit standard 8068 and unit standard 8069.

26494 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to discuss: cloning techniques; analyses of gene clones; and gene transfer techniques.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 113 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Purify Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard and unit standard 8062 have been replaced by unit standard 26493.

8061 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to select and carry out a Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) purification technique.

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NZQA National Qualifications Services

Purify Ribonucleic Acid (RNA)
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Version 3 This unit standard and unit standard 8061 have been replaced by unit standard 26493.

8062 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to select and carry out a Ribonucleic Acid (RNA) purification technique.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Perform a nucleic acid blotting technique
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Version 3

8063 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: discuss the principles and applications of southern and northern blotting; carry out a blotting technique; and interpret results.

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NZQA National Qualifications Services

Perform a restriction enzyme digestion

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8065 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: discuss the use of restriction enzymes; carry out restriction enzyme digest; and interpret results.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 113 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Introduce Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) into bacteria
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8066 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to introduce Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) into host Escherichia coli, and identify recipient colonies.

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NZQA National Qualifications Services

Perform a polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

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8067 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: discuss principles of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR); carry out a PCR; analyse a PCR amplification product; and interpret results.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 113 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate knowledge of gene cloning and analysis
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard and unit standard 8069 have been replaced by unit standard 26494.

8068 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to discuss cloning techniques, and discuss analysis of gene clones.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate knowledge of gene transfer techniques
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard and unit standard 8068 have been replaced by unit standard 26494.

8069 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to discuss gene transfer techniques.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Data as at 18 June 2019