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Title: Huntington's Disease Activity
Url: http://www.bio-link.org/home/HDCM
Creator: Mulvihill, Charlotte
Publisher: Bio-Link
Description: This activity includes a case study of Huntington's Disease (HD) genetics and explores the biology of codon repeats as well as the bioethical dilemmas of genetic testing. The laboratory activity uses dye electrophoresis to simulate diagnostic genetic testing for HD. Optional activities are included for more advanced students.
LC Classification: Medicine -- Medicine (General) -- Research. Experimentation
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Genetics
Technology -- Chemical technology -- Biotechnology -- Study and teaching
Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry -- Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system -- Diseases of the central nervous system -- Diseases of the brain -- Other diseases, A-Z -- Huntington's chorea
GEM Subject: Science -- Biology
Science -- Technology
Science -- Instructional issues
Vocational Education -- Technical
Vocational Education -- Instructional issues
Vocational Education -- Tech prep
Key Concept: Health -- Diseases
Biology -- Genetics
Biology -- Biotechnology
Resource Type: Cases
Instructional Materials
Laboratory Modules
Lesson Plans
Teaching Guides
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Bio-Link
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2013-07-17 14:00:46 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2013-06-07 10:52:20 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Center
Source: Bio-Link
Full Record Views: 20
Resource URL Clicks: 10
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