Genetics: Study of Heredity. Aim: What is Genetics?. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eOvMNOMRRm8. Sexual Reproduction:. Two parents Half of the genetic information is received from one parent, half from the other. Variation Evolution. Asexual Reproduction:. One parent
Structure of DNA was discovered by 2 scientists:
1953 James Watson and Francis Crick
Created a model known as the Double Helixa twisted ladder.
The earth is 150 billion m
or 93 million miles from
Do Now: Please answer the questions on the handout found on the front desk, omit questions 5-7.
2. DNA unzips
3. Old strands become templates for new strands
4. Result- 2 identical DNA molecules
Apply technology to biology.
Applications of Biotechnology:
By using gene therapy and applying it to modern medicine scientists may:
Produce hormones, enzymes and other body chemicals.
Provide at a low cost.
Provide a purer form.