Lecture 101 Human Genetics Chiu 2008

Lecture 101 Human Genetics Chiu 2008 - Chi-hua Chiu Dept of...

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Chi-hua Chiu Dept. of Genetics Office Hours: Tuesdays, 12:45-1:45 Douglass Campus MSLC Copy of important figures (not in your book) and lecture guide will be on reserve at the MSLC.
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Human Genetics Chapter 16
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Human karyotype Homologous?
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Amniocentesis Figure 16-11
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Chorionic Villus Sampling Figure 16-12
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5’ 3’ Non-coding promoter DNA Non-coding enhancer DNA Can control transcription (generation of RNA) 3’ 5’ Transcription, post-transcriptional processing 5’ 3’ Processed mRNA only contains exon sequences. Introns spliced out. translation Protein is a string of amino Acids. It is mobile in the cell.
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Humans have about 24,000 genes in our genome
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1. Template for translation is the processed messenger RNA (mRNA) which is spliced. 2. mRNA sequence consists of a series of nonoverlapping codons. Codons are triplets of nucleotides that can be deciphered using the genetic code. 3. Genetic code is universal. It interprets 64 codons.
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Lecture 101 Human Genetics Chiu 2008 - Chi-hua Chiu Dept of...

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