Genomic Imprinting: Definition and Examples


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Which of the following is a type of epigenetic inheritance?

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1. How do Prader-Willi syndrome and Angelman syndrome differ?

2. A region of DNA is imprinted through:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can assess your knowledge of the process of genomic imprinting. You will be quizzed on topics, such as Prader-Willi and epigenetic inheritance.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessment tools can help check your knowledge of:

  • A type of epigenetic inheritance
  • Differences between Prader-Willi and Angelman
  • DNA imprinting

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related genome lesson
  • Distinguishing differences- compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as Prader-Willi and Angelman
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding DNA imprinting and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Genomic Imprinting: Definition & Examples is a good resource to learn more about this topic. With this lesson you will also:

  • Learn about epigenetics
  • Identify properties of DNA methylation
  • Compare and contrast Prader-Willi syndrome and Angelman syndrome