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Genetics is the branch of biology that studies the means by which traits are passed on from one generation to the next and the causes of similarities and differences between related individuals. In this course, the student will take a close look at chromosomes, DNA, and genes. The student will learn how hereditary information is transferred, how it can change, how it can lead to human disease and be tested to indicate disease, and much more. This free course may be completed online at any... More
Material Type: Online Course
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: January 27, 2012
Date Modified in MERLOT: July 15, 2013
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Submitter: Sean Connor
Keywords: Genomes, Bacteria, Neurospora, Replication, Chromosome, Transcription, Linkage, Mendel, Transposons, Genetics, RNA, Meiosis, Mitosis, DNA, Population, Mapping, Evolution, Genomics, Biology


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Primary Audience: College Upper Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Material Version: 0
Cost Involved: no
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution 3.0 United States


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