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References

DNA information

1. www.schoolscience.co.uk
What is DNA? How are proteins made from it ......

2. www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/tryit/dna/
Excellent interactive DNA replication and protein synthesis activities.

3. http://gslc.genetics.utah.edu/students.html
What is DNA? Mitosis/meiosis explained and excellent transcription and translation interactivities.

Genetic Engineering

4. www.biology.arizona.edu/human_bio/problem_sets/DNA_forensics_1/01t.html
How DNA finger printing is carried out using gel elctrophoresis and Southern Blotting.

5. www.wsu.edu/~hurlbert/pages/Chap10.html
A history of genetic engineering and a step by step guide to the processes involved.

6. www.nhgri.nih.gov/DIR/VIP/Glossary/
A glossary from the National Human Genome Research institute. It provides excellent, concise, explanations. Some are accompanied by detailed illustrations and also the experts provide definitions in real audio.

7. www.accessexcellence.org/AE/AEC/CC/restriction.html
Background paper on Restriction enzymes and how they work and where they come from.

8. www.schoolscience.co.uk/content/5/biology/mrc/3/page1.html
All about Cystic Fibrosis, fantastic site that is interactive and allows pupils to ask and answer questions as they work through the information.

9. www.accessexcellence.org/AB/IWT/Gene_Therapy_overview.html
Account of gene therapy in brief.

10. www.amsci.org/amsci/articles/99articles/Kmiecgene.html
An in-depth gene therapy article form American Scientist journal.

11. www.exploratorium.edu/learning_studio/news/march97.html
Genetic engineering News and current affairs article.

12. http://gslc.gentics.utah.edu/thematic/nf1/indexs.html
Investigate as a series of interactivities to show how mutations can cause a specific disease NF1 and how it can be inherited, detected and diagnosed.