Chromosomes, Genes, Alleles and Mutations

Chromosomes, Genes and Alleles:

Here’s a YouTube clip:

Let’s start with a tour of the basics from Learn.Genetics at Utah.

DNA coiling on histone proteins from biostudio.com

A description of chromosomes from Dexter Pratt

Zooming in to Chromosome 11 (a bit too advanced) from the DNA Learning Centre’s Gene Almanac

Transcription Java game from thinkquest.org
Mutations:

How do mutations occur? from the DNAi at the Dolan DNA Learning Centre

Evolution of Sickle Cell: Resistance to Malaria

Sickle Cell Anemia: A Mutation Story from the excellent Evolution Library.

About Stephen

International Educator: Japan & Indonesia via the UK and soon to be China. Science educator, Learning & EdTech Coach. Twitterist (@sjtylr), dad and bloggerer. MA International Education. Experienced Director of Learning & MYP Coordinator. Find out more: http://sjtylr.net/about. Science site: http://i-biology.net.

Posted on March 24, 2008, in 04 Genetics, DNA and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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