Overview of the central dogma of molecular biology.
Shows a graphical representation of the transcription of DNA to proteins. This is a very cool video, but it is quite long, so feel free to skip around a little. Note: This is a representation and our cells do not contain mechanized organelles.
The vocabulary of DNA, including chromosomes, chromatids, chromatin, transcription, translation, and replication, is discussed.
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Covers new work with DNA looking at control of DNA expression and the inheritance of acquired characteristics. It also addresses the bigger issue of how scientific theories change as new knowledge is acquired.
Covers stem cells and some of their medical uses through the example of Parkinson’s disease and neurology.
Looks at Alzheimer’s disease as a way to study modern molecular techniques applied to medicine. Covers human biology and cell functions.
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