DNA Sequencing: Definition, Methods & Applications


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What is DNA replication?

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1. What is DNA sequencing?

2. What are the nucleotides called that stop DNA replication and tag the new DNA with a fluorescent label?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet to find out what you know about the methods of DNA sequencing. DNA replication and DNA sequencing are a few topics you will need to grasp for the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz and worksheet cover the following:

  • Name the nucleotides that stop DNA replication
  • Understand how the machine in DNA sequencing functions
  • Explain how scientists use DNA sequencing
  • Recognize how DNA sequencing relates to forensic science

Skills Practiced

Use these study tools to practice the following:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the methods of DNA sequencing
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about DNA replication in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how nucleotides are detected

Additional Learning

Learn more about this subject with the lesson entitled DNA Sequencing: Definition, Methods & Applications. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define nucleotides
  • Understand double helix
  • Explain sugar phosphate backbone
  • Identify DNA polymerase
  • Recognize polymerase chain reactions
  • Understand electropherogram