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from BIOS 332: Genetics
by Jason Tresser
August 31, 2012
Dr. Jason Tresser introduces his class to the topic of genetics. He explains the history of the study and the developments that have led up to today's post-genomic era of genetics.
September 5, 2012
Dr. Jason Tresser describes the chemistry of ribonucleic acids. He explains the various chemicals involved and the linkages that form when these chemicals are made into polymers.
September 5, 2012
Dr. Jason Tresser explains the capability of DNA to store linguistic information, the linkages that bond strands of DNA together, and the double helix structure of bonded DNA molecules.
September 7, 2012
Dr. Jason Tresser explains the structure of DNA and RNA. He goes on to discuss how genomes are stored within cells and the structures used to condense DNA to a manageable size.
September 10, 2012
Dr. Jason Tresser explains how cells organize their DNA into chromosomes using various types of proteins. He touches on several ethical questions to be considered when affecting the DNA organizatio...
September 12, 2012
Dr. Jason Tresser explains the process of DNA replication that occurs in a cell. He discusses various polymerase proteins and how each of them contribute to the replication process. Dr. Tresser fir...
September 14, 2012
Dr. Jason Tresser explains how DNA can be artificially reproduced using polymerase proteins and primer tags of DNA. He goes on to explain the process of transcription, in which the information from...
September 17, 2012
Dr. Jason Tresser explains the process cells use to create mRNA, called transcription. He discusses the various proteins involved in the process and the various information groups that are strung t...
September 21, 2012
Dr. Jason Tresser explains the process that cells use to adjust genomic information at the RNA level, giving special attention to splicing. He goes on to discuss the process of turning RNA informat...
September 24, 2012
Dr. Jason Tresser explains the process of creating proteins from RNA. He explains the function of the rough endoplasmic reticulum and the proteins that are involved in the process.
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