Explain, in detail, the structure of DNA.

MODULE 3 BIOLOGY

Explain, in detail, the structure of DNA. Describe the double helix structure, the bonds, the bases, etc. Use the description of a ladder to help you explain each part and how they fit together.

What is the difference between DNA and RNA? Discuss the process of transcription. Begin with the DNA ladder having two sides and end with the mRNA separating from the DNA.

What is translation? Explain the steps of translation starting with the mRNA and ending with protein synthesis.

What is meiosis? Explain in detail the stages of meiosis? Why is meiosis important?

What is a sex-linked trait? Give an example to and explain how sex-linked traits work. What is the difference between a sex-linked trait and a sex-influenced trait? Discuss at least two autosomal genetic disorders. What are the characteristics of the diseases? How they are inherited?