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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 782155–162 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.2.155
Published: 01 February 2016
..., students use molecular genetics and polymerase chain reaction to uncover the evolutionary role of gene switches in pelvic spine reduction. Collectively, the lab activities explore a specific evolutionary event from the combined perspectives of fossil evidence, natural selection, and molecular genetics. The...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2006; 684253–254 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451977
Published: 01 April 2006
... Card). His address is: General Studies Program-NYU, 726 Broadway Ave., New York, NY 10003; e-mail: rv2@nyu.edu. L; P-4 >-4 0 0 z u P4 0 04 U) MOLECULAR GENETICS DNA and Proteins. 2003. CD- ROM. Developed by Oof Oud and Geof Rickards. Produced by ETI Information Systems Ltd., PO Box 3373 Wokingham...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2004; 663223 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451658
Published: 01 March 2004
... molecular methods for no expense. Lori Nicholas General Studies Program New York University New York, NY 10012 MiO LECULAR GENETICS & TECHNIQUES DNA Interactive. (2003). DVD. Dolan DNA Learning Center of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, 1 Bungtown Road, Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724. Produced in col...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2003; 658634 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451575
Published: 01 October 2003
... concepts in DNA, genes, and heredity. There are 41 modules in the Web site that cover classical genetics, molecules of genetics, and genetic organiza- tion and control. The section on molecular genetics provides an overview of the nature of the genet- ic material, RNA, transcription, translation, and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2000; 627508–511 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450959
Published: 01 September 2000
... Molecular Genetics Activity Jeffrey J. Byrd In recent years there has been a push to create a more "hands-on" interactive environment when teaching genetics in the classroom (Beals 1994; Moss 1997; Omoto 1998). In addition to providing students with intriguing questions, instructors have also pro- posed the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1979; 416355–357 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4446630
Published: 01 September 1979
...William Ferron Copyright 1979 National Association of Biology Teachers Teacher-to-teacher Genetic Regulation of Enzyme Activity: An Exercise in Molecular Genetics William Ferron Missouri Southern State College Joplin 64801 DNA controls cell activity by directing the synthesis of protein. The...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1997; 597416–418 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450346
Published: 01 September 1997
...James N. Thompson,, Jr.; Stanton B. Gray; Jenna J. Hellack Copyright 1997 The National Association of Biology Teachers How-To-Do-it Linguiini Models of Molecular Genetc Mapping & Fingerpinnatng James N. Thompson, Jr. Stanton B. Gray Jenna J. Hellack Molecular genetic techniques are now widely...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 813202–209 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.3.202
Published: 01 March 2019
... students as they learn the details of translation and molecular genetics. Students will relate their understanding of three nucleotide codons to molecular biology. Students will use the genetic code to build chains with specific...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 804264–269 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.4.264
Published: 01 April 2018
...Charles E. Deutch A key question in teaching a General Genetics course is whether to present the major concepts of Mendelian genetics first, or to start with the essential ideas of molecular genetics. A comparison of two sequential courses at Creighton University with similar groups of students...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 759708–709 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.9.14
Published: 01 November 2013
... molecular genetics, including nucleotide base-pairing rules, the importance of molecular shape, the consequences of genetic mutation, and similarities and differences between DNA and RNA. Figure 1. Hypothetical tRNA ribonucleotide sequence. Ribonucleotides are numbered from 5′ to 3′ across the top...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 804312–317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.4.312
Published: 01 April 2018
... microscopes ( Miller et al., 2010 ), as well as Cellcams ( Martin & Shin, 2016 ) for acquiring images and time-lapse movies. In the future, these useful approaches can be applied broadly in many lab inquiry settings, such as toxicology and molecular genetics. Figure 5 Sytox green fluorescence...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 736314–321 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.6.3
Published: 01 August 2011
... across different components of the ecosystem transforms antibiotic resistance into a topic that extends beyond the scope of clinical medicine and needs to be visualized through an integrated global perspective that should incorporate a broad range of disciplines, including molecular genetics...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82149–51 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.1.49
Published: 01 January 2020
...Ladislav Merta; Tomáš Pinkr; Vanda Janštová Molecular biology topics tend to be abstract and hard to visualize, and consequently pupils form many misconceptions about genetics and molecular biology. We describe how to make a hands-on educational set that provides visual and tactile modeling of DNA...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 763184–188 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.3.6
Published: 01 March 2014
..., and molecular model) leads to the greatest reading comprehension of genetics. The differences are found in knowledge of mitotic and meiotic models. The results of this study are valuable for use in organizing instruction. © 2014 by National Association of Biology Teachers...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 787608–612 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.7.608
Published: 01 September 2016
...Lucas Newman; Amanda L. J. Duffus; Cathy Lee Building evolutionary trees can be an excellent way for students to see how different gene sequences or organisms are related to one another. Molecular Evolutionary Genetics Analysis (MEGA) software is a free package that lets anyone build evolutionary...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1997; 59292–95 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450256
Published: 01 February 1997
... inheritance and molecular genetic techniques that allow one to decipher the underlying basis for particular traits. Often, students receive in- struction in genetics without understanding the rela- tionship between classical and molecular genetics, even though much current genetic analysis (such as...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 794282–287 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.4.282
Published: 01 April 2017
... genes have human homologs, students learn how model organisms can be used to understand the molecular basis of disease and disorders, such as cancer. What kind of genes might slbo regulate to drive cell migration? Why is the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 769601–608 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.9.6
Published: 01 November 2014
... about the nature of science as they examine how and why the tree-of-life model has changed through history. 2 What is the current model of the tree of life? Students focus on the current molecular three-domain tree of life as they read about Carl Woese’s discovery of archaea and examine simulated...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 799763–768 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.9.763
Published: 01 November 2017
... Generation Science Standards: For States, By States . Washington, DC : National Academies Press Tamura, K. , Stecher, G. , Peterson, D. , Filipski, A. , & Kumar, S. ( 2013 ). MEGA6: Molecular Evolutionary Genetics Analysis, version 6.0 . Molecular Biology and Evolution , 30 , 2725 – 2729...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 766396–401 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.6.7
Published: 01 August 2014
..., engineering, and technology Table 2. Embedded genetics topics in NextGen whole-genome and whole-exome sequencing. Terms Definition Next-generation (NextGen) sequencing The process of determining the exact order of nucleotides within a DNA molecular using technology developed after...