Genetics

  • RFLP

    Restriction fragment length polymorphisms (RFLPs) were the first type of molecular markers used in linkage studies. RFLPs arise because mutations…

    Read More »
  • Random Orientation Meiosis

    Genetic information, stored in the chromosomes and transmitted to daughter cells through DNA replication is expressed through transcription of RNA…

    Read More »
  • Protein Synthesis

    Genetic information, stored in the chromosomes and transmitted to daughter cells through DNA replication is expressed through transcription of RNA…

    Read More »
  • Plasmid

    Most bacteria also contain smaller places DNA that are not part of the chromosome. These extra chromosomal circles of DNA…

    Read More »
  • PCR

    If the nucleotide sequences at the ends of a particular DNA region are known, the intervening fragment can be amplified…

    Read More »
  • Mitosis

    The simplest type of reproduction entails the division of a “parent” cell into two “daughter” cells. This occurs as part…

    Read More »
  • Microarray

    Monitoring the expression of thousands of genes simultaneously is possible with DNA microarray analysis. A DNA microarray consists of thousands…

    Read More »
  • Meselson-Stahl experiment

    The individual strands of these duplexes all are entirely heavy or entirely light. This pattern was confirmed experimentally in the…

    Read More »
  • Lac Operon Induction

    Here we describe the basic features of transcription control in bacteria, using the lac operon in E. coli as our…

    Read More »
  • Lac operon

    In 1961 Jacob and Monod suggested that operon model to clarify E. coli is capable of controlling transcription of its…

    Read More »
Close