Unit 7 - Gene Expression & Biotechnology

TEST DATE:
04.30.20

Topics in this unit include, but are not limited to: identifying the substance of the gene, the rold of DNA, the components of DNA, the structure of DNA, DNA replication, the role of RNA, RNA synthesis, the genetic code and translation, molecular genetics, gene regulation, types of mutations, the effects of mutations, selective breeding, analyzing DNA, transgenic organisms, cloning, applications of biotechnology, ethics and impacts of biotechnology, and DNA manipulation.

Although information students are responsible for may go beyond what's included in the textbook, the following chapters correspond to this unit: 13 and 14.

DNA, RNA, and Protein Synthesis Vocabulary and Key Questions

UNIT LINKS
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HANDOUTS
ACTIVITIES
POWERPOINTS
DNA STRUCTURE
TRANSCRIPTION
DNA vs RNA
TRANSLATION
RESTRICTION ENZYMES
RESTRICTION FRAGMENT LENGTH POLYMORPHISMS
GEL ELECTROPHORESIS
WHAT is POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION (PCR)?
HOW to SEQUENCE the HUMAN GENOME
THE SCIENCE BEHIND DOG CLONING
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