A Brief Description of What We Will Do
Step 2 - Transforming competent cells. Competent cells are those cells which have the ability to take up extracellular/naked DNA from its environment.
Step 3 - Pick a single colony.
Step 4 - Inoculate broth with Ampicillin-R (an antibiotic) and let it grow for 18 hours.
Step 5 - Use the resulting culture for mini-prep. - a process used to purify plasmids and yields clean, usable DNA.