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The DNA revolution power point presentation. Zainab Ebrahim Bou-jaber Zainab Esmaeel Said Hasan Kuwait University - EFS: 162|53-Summer 2004 Instructor : Buthaina al-Othman. Outline. Definition of DNA. DNA structure. Characteristics of DNA. Disorder of DNA result from. Examples

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the dna revolution power point presentation

The DNA revolutionpower point presentation

Zainab Ebrahim Bou-jaber

Zainab Esmaeel Said Hasan

Kuwait University - EFS: 162|53-Summer 2004

Instructor : Buthaina al-Othman

outline
Outline
  • Definition of DNA.
  • DNA structure.
  • Characteristics of DNA.
  • Disorder of DNA result from.
      • Examples
  • Methods of treatment.
  • Future expectations.
  • Ways of agricultural improvements.
  • Disadvantage of modified food.
  • Conclusion.
  • References.
definition of dna
Definition of DNA
  • DNA ( deoxyribonucleic acid ):

a polynucleotide having a specific sequence of deoxyribonucleotide units; serves as the carrier of genetic information .

dna structure
DNA structure
  • Nitrogen bases.
  • Deoxyribose sugar.
  • Phosphate group.
characteristics of dna
Characteristics of DNA
  • Replication.
  • Storage of information.
  • Expression of information.
  • Variation by mutation .
disorder of dna result from
Single mutation.

Specific chromosomal abnormality.

Disorder of DNA result from
for example
Down syndrome.

Sickle-cell anemia.

For example
methods of treatment
Methods of treatment
  • Blood transfusions.
  • Organ transplant.
future expectations
Future expectations
  • Identification of new genes.
  • Correct genetic defects
  • Improve the agriculture.
ways of agricultural improvements
Ways of agricultural improvements

Enhance potential for more vigorous growth.

Increase resistance to natural predators.

Production of hybrids exhibiting a combination of superior traits derived from two different strains.

disadvantage of modified food
Disadvantage of modified food

It may harm our health because they had little time for research on long-term medical and ecological effects on modified foods .

conclusion
Conclusion

The discovery of DNA structure help people to diagnose the genetic disease and help the society in the agricultural fields .

references
References
  • Books
      • Klug, W.S. & Cummings, M. R. (2002). Essentials of genetics. New jersey: prentice hall.
      • Nelson, D.L. & Cox, M.M. (2000). Lehninger principles of biochemistry. New York: Worth.
  • Internet resources
      • Retrieved on 7/21/2004, from: http://www.ornl.gov/sci/techresources/Human_Genome/medicine/assist.shtml#disorders

Base URL: www.ornl.gov/hgmis