Essays Tagged: "genomes"

Evolution from a molecular Perspective

es, one can actually look at several organisms genetic codes and point out the similarities. Entire genomes of creatures have been sequenced, and the human genome project is well underway and ahead of ...

(12 pages) 131 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


xamplesViruses: Complex Molecules or Simple Life Forms?Viruses have been defined as 'entities whose genomes are elementsof nucleic acid that replicate inside living cells using the cellularsynthetic m ...

(3 pages) 85 0 4.6 Apr/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

This is a detailed description of the recent discoveries of altering the human genome for personal enhancements.

the genes in each person's genome are made up of unique DNA sequences, the average variation in the genomes of two different people is estimated to be much less than 1 percent. Thus the differences be ...

(3 pages) 32 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Human Genome Project

ene Sequencing Consortium in the journal Nature in February 2001, and at the time 90% of the entire genomes 3 billion base pairs were complete. The full sequence was completed and published in April 2 ...

(2 pages) 29 0 4.3 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Genetic Engineering

m organisms as distinct as bacteria, plants, and animals. The actual splicing of genes into foreign genomes is very complex. "Many varieties of full-grown adult plants can regenerate from single, modi ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Deciphering The Code Of Life

This isn't the first time I come across Scientific American, I have read numerous articles based on genomes and genetically inherited diseases. Scientific American is the magazine in which my article ...

(1 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The success of cloning Dolly the sheep five years ago

es at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts, reveals that the genomes of cloned mice are severely compromised. The study consisted of DNA microarray technology, w ...

(2 pages) 1572 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Nobel Prize

Epstein Barr DNA. "We showed for the first time that viruses could persist in human tumor cells as genomes, and probably modify via the genomes these cells into tumor growth."(Hausen, 34) He became s ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Human Genome Project

sequently, research and technology efforts aimed at mapping and sequencing large portions or entire genomes are called genome projects (Human genome Project, 2008).Questions have been posed that new f ...

(2 pages) 11 0 3.7 Feb/2009

Subjects: Science Essays

Natural Selection

nderstanding.To support this, let’s take the topic of genetic duplication. Over centuries, the genomes contained in certain organisms have increased in size and complexity and continue to do so t ... complexity and continue to do so to this day through genetic duplication. Given the size of these genomes, this allows great flexibility where certain genes can undergo modification without hinderin ...

(4 pages) 68 1 3.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology