The Textbook area is designed to give you a background in basic cellular
biology, the structure, the function of DNA, and genetics. The following
is a detailed table of contents listing the pages in this area. A
brief description accompanies each heading. After selecting an area,
you can navigate with the frame to the left.
DNA 101 covers basic cellular
biology and where DNA is found.
DNA Structure and Functions
shows the structure of DNA and how DNA works to code for the body.
It explains why Mitosis involves DNA, and how proteins are made.
History of DNA Research ranges
in time from Mendel, the Father of Modern Genetics, to Watson and Crick
Genetics is a section containing
Mendellian genetics, dominant and recessive traits, Punnett Squares, dyhibrid
crosses, and selective breeding.
The glossary of Terms contains
definitions for each term that you might not know. Usually these
terms appear as links the first time that they are used.