DNA Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach DNA.

  • 2 Student Essays
  • 13 Encyclopedia Articles
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The DNA Study Pack contains:

Encyclopedia Articles (13)

567 words, approx. 2 pages
Dna Footprinting DNA footprinting is a technique for identifying exactly where a protein binds to DNA. Knowing where a protein binds to DNA often aids in understanding how gene expression is regulated... Read more
2,007 words, approx. 7 pages
Dna Structure and Function, History DNA was discovered in the nineteenth century, but its significance as the physical basis of inheritance was not understood until midway through the twentieth. The r... Read more
1,446 words, approx. 5 pages
Deoxyribonucleic Acid (Dna) Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is a double-stranded, helical molecule that forms the molecular basis for heredity. For replication (duplication) to occur, DNA must first unwin... Read more
1,881 words, approx. 7 pages
Dna (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) The modern science of genetics can be traced to the research of a Moravian monk, Gregor Mendel, in the mid-1800s. Mendel was able to develop a series of laws that described... Read more
916 words, approx. 4 pages
Ancient Dna The analysis of DNA from ancient material is a recent technological advance that has produced and promises further important scientific insights. It has also inspired the popular book Jura... Read more
1,614 words, approx. 6 pages
Dna (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) Genetics is the science of heredity that involves the study of the structure and function of genes and the methods by which genetic infomation contained in genes is passed ... Read more
746 words, approx. 3 pages
Dna Structure Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) consists of two twisted polymeric strands, made up of mononucleotide units. Each nucleotide is composed of three separate parts: a 2-deoxyribose sugar ("2-deo... Read more
321 words, approx. 2 pages
Hot Spots Hot spots are regions of the prokaryotic and eukaroytic genomes that are prone to mutational alteration. These regions are often associated with cytosine, on of the four bases comprising deo... Read more
1,660 words, approx. 6 pages
Dna (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) DNA, or deoxyribonucleic acid, is the genetic material that codes for the components that make life possible. Both prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms contain DNA. An exce... Read more
1,881 words, approx. 7 pages
Dna (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) The modern science of genetics can be traced to the research of a Moravian monk, Gregor Mendel, in the mid-1800s. Mendel was able to develop a series of laws that described... Read more
241 words, approx. 1 pages
Deoxyribose Nucleic Acid Deoxyribose nucleic acid (DNA) molecules contain genetic information that is the blueprint for life. DNA is made up of long chains of subunits called nucleotides, which are ni... Read more
866 words, approx. 3 pages
Dna An organic substance that encodes and carries genetic information and is the fundamental element of heredity. The thousands of genes that make up each chromosome are composed of deoxyribonucleic a... Read more
20,616 words, approx. 69 pages
DEOXYRIBONUCLEIC ACID, OR DNA, exploded onto the criminal justice scene a mere twenty years ago. Its arrival was stunning. Right away it seemed that the police had a tool that could cull order out of ... Read more
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