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Genetics Preview | Backpack TV

Paul Andersen's genetics unit

Paul Andersen previews the information in the genetics unit. He defines the central dogma of biology and explains how DNA creates an RNA transcript that is used to translate proteins. He differentiates between mitosis and meiosis. He also explains how Mendelian genetics differs from the current understanding of genetics. He ends with a brief description of gene regulation.

Links are provided to a number of short videos on all of the topics he mentions.