Tag Archives: molecular biology

DNA and Technology

DNA and molecular biology has advanced by leaps and bounds. It has found use in pharmacology, genetic engineering in disease prevention, in increasing agricultural growth, in detection of disease and crime (forensics) etc. Some fields that have shown remarkable growth due to advances in DNA technology include: forensics bioinformatics pharmacology and nanotechnology archaeology and anthropometry…

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Molecular biology

Molecular biology is the study of biology at a molecular level. The field overlaps with other areas of biology and chemistry, particularly genetics and biochemistry. Molecular biology chiefly concerns itself with understanding the interactions between the various systems of a cell, including the interrelationship of DNA, RNA and protein synthesis and learning how these interactions…

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Molecular Biology

First published Sat Feb 19, 2005; substantive revision Mon Apr 20, 2015 The field of molecular biology studies macromolecules and the macromolecular mechanisms found in living things, such as the molecular nature of the gene and its mechanisms of gene replication, mutation, and expression. Given the fundamental importance of these macromolecular mechanisms throughout the history…

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Biochemistry — (Chapters and Vocabulary) — A Super Textbook Online

DNA Replication, Recombination, and Repair (unit 1-64) The Immune System (unit 65-116) RNA Synthesis and Splicing (unit 117-166) The Control of Gene Expression (unit 167-216) Sensory Systems (unit 217-264) Protein Synthesis (unit 265-312) Molecular Motors (unit 313-356) The Biosynthesis of Membrane Lipids and Steroids (unit 357-395) Prelude: Biochemistry and the Genomic Revolution (unit 396-403) The Integration of Metabolism (unit 404-434) Nucleotide Biosynthesis (unit 435-460) Frontmatter, appendices,…

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Videos and Movies for Cellular Biology and Molecular Biology

Movies of Cells Sea Urchin Collections Movies of Tardigrades (a.k.a. “Water bears”) development(several movies, hosted at UNC) Movie of Muscle Contraction Cartoon Movie of Myosin cycle in Muscle Contraction(related to movie above) Macrophages Taking a Walk Phagocytosis Cartoon Cytoskeletal Protein (in green) During Phagocytosis White Blood Cells Eating Yeast(with sound) Cytotoxic T-cell Killing Its Target(with…

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