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Monday, May 25, 2009

Learn about genetics at 'Genetic Home Reference'



I can still remember my college years when we science students has to to the library for further studies. But now internet has made this search and research work so easy that a child can easily discover the whole world with the touch of finger. There are lots of online resources and sites which offer useful information helping us know more about the world around us.

Biology students and teachers can equally get useful information about conditions, genes, chromosomes and further bookmark the useful resources by going to 'Genetic Home Reference'

Genetic Home Reference is the National Library of Medicine's web site for consumer information about genetic conditions and the genes or chromosomes related to those conditions.

'Help Me Understand Genetics' presents basic information about genetics in clear language and provides links to online resources. Popular topics discussed in the book are:
1. What is DNA?
2. What is a gene mutation and how do mutations occur?
3. What is a chromosome?
4. What is gene therapy?
5. What is mitochondrial DNA?


You can also download the free ebook in 'PDF format'

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