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Biological Basis of Heredity
An Introduction to Basic Cell Structures Related to Genetic Inheritance
By Dr. Dennis O'Neil, Behavioral Sciences Dept., Palomar College.

DNA from the Beginning
An animated primer on the basics of DNA, genes, and heredity.
"is organized around key concepts. The science behind each concept is explained by: animation, image gallery, video interviews, problem, biographies, and links."
Sections include: Classical Genetics ; Molecules of Genetics ; Genetic Organization and Control.
- Dolan DNA Learning Center, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

DNA Interactive
"This site is dedicated to the moment on February 1953, when Jim Watson and Francis Crick discovered the double-helical structure of DNA - and to the scientists who breathed life into that structure."
Sections include: Timeline ; Code ; Manipulation ; Genome ; Applications ; Chronicle.
- The Dolan DNA Learning Center, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

The Genetic Code
"...the Genetic Code in the table above has also been called "The Universal Genetic Code". It is known as "universal", because it is used by all known organisms as a code for DNA, mRNA, and tRNA. The universality of the genetic code encompases animals (including humans), plants, fungi, archaea, bacteria, and viruses."

Genetics Resources
Sections include: Books, Journals & AV ; Consumer & Patient Info ; Databases ; Educational Resources ; Ethical Issues ; Human Genome Project ; Institutions & Organizations ; Internet Guides ; Online Journals & Newsletters ; Terminology.
Tompkins-McCaw Library, Virginia Commonwealth

Human Genome Project Information
"The HGP's ultimate goal is to discover all the more than 80,000 human genes and render them accessible for further biological study."
Provides a great overview of the project. Major sections include: Research ; Education ; Medicine ; Ethical, Legal, Social Issues.

"MendelWeb is an educational resource for teachers and students interested in the origins of classical genetics, introductory data analysis, elementary plant science, and the history and literature of science. Constructed around Gregor Mendel's 1745 paper "Versuche ¸ber Pflanzen-Hybriden" and a revised version of the English translation by C.T. Druery and William Bateson, "Experiments in Plant Hybridization", MendelWeb is offered as a public sourcebook and collaborative environment compatible with a variety of guided and independent studies."
By Roger Blumberg

Quantitative Genetics Resources
"This list of resources is maintained as an electronic supplement to our forthcoming two volume textbook on Quantitative Genetics to be published by Sinauer Associates. Links to web pages, particular programs, and notes/comments on all issues in quantitative genetics (i.e., animal breeding, plant breeding, evolutionary genetics, human genetics) can be found under the appropriate chapters for each volume."
By Bruce Walsh, Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona and Mike Lynch, Dept. of Biology, University of Oregon

Your Genes, Your Health
A Multimedia Guide to Genetic Disorders
Sections include: Fragile X Syndrome ; Marfan Syndrome ; Hemophilia ; Cystic Fibrosis ; Duchenne/Becker Muscular Dystrophy ; PKU ; Huntington Disease ; Neurofibromatosis ; Sickle Cell Disease ; Hemochromatosis ; Tay-Sachs Disease ; Beta-thalassemia ; Down Syndrome ; Alzheimer Disease ; Polycystic Kidney Disease.
- Dolan DNA Learning Center

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