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December 13, 2017:
Why do I sometimes see 6 billion base pairs of DNA and sometimes 3 billion base pairs of DNA for the human genome?
April 18, 2017:
What does Amino Acid Alteration p.Asp113Asn mean?
August 16, 2016:
How does a mutation in DNA cause a disease like sickle cell anemia?
October 1, 2015:
Why don’t silent mutations cause problems? What makes them silent?
January 28, 2015:
I learned in class that chromosomes get shorter every time a cell divides and that most cancers get around this with something called telomerase. How does telomerase work and how do cancers that don't use telomerase keep dividing?
March 26, 2014:
Why do cells age?
May 8, 2013:
What makes a gene, a gene? I know it needs to have nucleotide sequences such as TATAAA that encode for proteins and a gene needs to also have a function but is this it?
January 24, 2013:
Does "junk DNA" have a specific purpose?
March 14, 2012:
What is the big difference about the X and Y chromosomes that make the difference between male and female people? Do the cells just generate differently?
March 1, 2011:
How can two drastically different cell types share the same genes?
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