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DNA Workshop

This PBS site provides a concise, interactive presentation that covers DNA replication, transcription and translation. While it does not go into great detail on the various enzymes and leading vs lagging strands, it does present the basic concepts clearly.


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Marty Zahn
Marty Zahn (Retired Faculty)
9 years ago

A simple site that allows you to demonstrate the concepts of replication, transcription, and translation. Afterwards, students can return to the site and practice themselves.


Use in class every semester.

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Requires Shockwave

Time spent reviewing site: 1hour
Anil Kapoor
Anil Kapoor (Faculty)
11 years ago

One of the video is “The secret to life” with James Watson talking about how the DNA helix was unraveled. Its great have already added it to my lecture!!!

Time spent reviewing site: 45