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Genes and ConSEQUENCES Classroom Kit

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Genes and ConSEQUENCES Classroom Kit is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 4.
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In today's fast-paced world of genetics, there are a tremendous amount of DNA sequences being generated by scientists around the world. Unlocking the power of these sequences requires a specific skill set and a keen understanding of using databases and conducting sequence comparisons. In this lab, students use a case study approach to learning by interpreting a section of DNA sequence and trying to determine its role in a specific disease. Designed for 30 students working in pairs.

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  • Use specific examples to explain central dogma
  • Introduce students to the NCBI database and related tools
  • Provide real-world examples of complex genetic interactions
  • Use and interpret electropherogram diagrams
  • Understand the role of protein products in diseases
In today's fast-paced world of genetics, there are a tremendous amount of DNA sequences being generated by scientists around the world. Unlocking the power of these sequences requires a specific skill set and a keen understanding of using databases and conducting sequence comparisons. Accessing the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) database, students use the Basic Local Alignment Search Tool (BLAST) to compare their sequences to gene segments published in the database. Using a case study approach, students continue to explore their sequences as they work to determine the location and role of their gene in a disease. Kit is designed to continually reinforce the central dogma of biology and give students basic knowledge of these database tools. Designed for 30 students working in pairs.

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Components Qty Included?
Patient Cards 15 Included
Electropherogram Sequence Sheets 15 Included
Teacher’s Manual with Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Computer with Internet Access Needed, Not Included
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Covers Central Dogma Love this product. Helps to reinforce transcription and translation. As my school system is on a 1:1 digital initiative, my students use a table in a word document for the Original sequence, RNA, Amino acid translation and a table for the Patient DNA, RNA, and Amino Acid translation. Allows the students to easily see the differences, highlight in color any mutations, and submit online to Edmodo.
Date published: 2014-04-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Genetics in Color that truly applies. The Genes and Consequences kit allows students to see DNA sequencing methods of the past which can lead into the discussion of current sequencing techniques. This activity also requires that students look closely at the DNA sequence and helps them understand that while some genetic disorders are chromosomal disorders, others may only involve one or a few misplaced, missing or duplicated DNA nucleotides and this seemingly small issue can have large effects.
Date published: 2014-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Case study approach to genetic sequencing This activity is easy to set up and complete. There are many extension activities that can be done with this lab. The lab itself teaches a hard to teach concept in an easy format for students!
Date published: 2014-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for teaching protein synthesis! I use this lab to teach the steps of transcription and translation. Wonderful tool!
Date published: 2014-02-26
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