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DNA Coiling To Form Chromosomes

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Material Type: Animation
Technical Format: Other
Date Added to MERLOT: September 04, 2008
Date Modified in MERLOT: September 24, 2008
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Submitter : Loveleen Ashat

This animations shows DNA coiling to form chromosomes. It also shows the role of histone and the formation of the solenoid in the process.

Chromosome, DNA

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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Cost Involved: no Source Code Available: unsure
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure Copyright: unsure
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  • Editor Review avg:5 stars
  • User Rating4.29
  • Discussion (9 Comments)
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Avatar for Paul Kirkpatrick
5 years ago

Paul Kirkpatrick (Student)

This is a great DNA model that is sure to get students interest.

Avatar for Sean Marzolf
5 years ago

Sean Marzolf (Faculty)

Very cool illustration on DNA coiling. I enjoyed the measurements. It really brought home how small of a scale we are talking about.

Avatar for Martha Rodriguez
5 years ago

Martha Rodriguez (Student)

Fantastic site to see an animated formation of chromosomes.

Avatar for Kelly Sullivan
5 years ago

Kelly Sullivan (Student)

I think this will be a great way to show students what is often times an abstract process. Thanks!

Avatar for stephen fedele
5 years ago

stephen fedele (Staff)

It was wonderfully animated and great for those of us who need the visual to go along with the material.

Avatar for Monica Bravo
5 years ago

Monica Bravo (Faculty)

excellent use of animation to teach a topic.

Avatar for Danny Tovar
5 years ago

Danny Tovar (Student)

Animations are always cool, especially for those who have to see it as opposed to reading it. Thanks!

Avatar for Stefanie Chow Vertrees
5 years ago

Stefanie Chow Vertrees (Staff)

This would definitely be helpful for visual learners.

Avatar for Amanda Manuszak
5 years ago

Amanda Manuszak (Student)

This is a really great animation. I really like the way it shows the formation of the solenoid. It really makes this abstract thing concrete.

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