7.1 DNA Structure
Start with a decent tour of the basics, from Learn.Genetics. This presentation reviews the core content before going on to the AHL stuff.
There are more resources on the Core page.
We’ve mentioned epigenetics before, as a new and emerging field in genetics research. For a good, quick overview, check out this article: The Illustrated Guide to Epigenetics, by Mother Jones. .
Key terms: antiparallel, purine, pyramidine, DNA, nucleosome, chromosome, supercoiling, transcription, regulation, gene, expression, unique single copy genes, highly repetitive sequences, exons, introns.