Ch 10: Nucleic Acids: DNA & RNA

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Check out these lessons for a thorough overview of DNA and RNA. This chapter of video lessons can help you bring your grades up, study for upcoming tests, earn continuing education credit or simply learn more about DNA and RNA.

Nucleic Acids: DNA & RNA - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter cover the basics of DNA and RNA. You'll get clear explanations of the roles, functions and types of DNA and RNA and understand the fundamental differences between them. You'll also study the ways in which DNA replicates and what the different types of RNA are.

You can take the self-assessment quizzes that come with each lesson to make sure you retain your knowledge as you move through the chapter. Expert science instructors are available to help if you run into any areas of confusion, and you can print the lesson transcripts to supplement your study. To make the learning experience quick and convenient, we've provided an intuitive dashboard and video timelines. These lessons can be accessed on any desktop, laptop, mobile device or tablet, and you can study these bite-sized lessons whenever it's convenient. These lessons will teach you things like:

  • What DNA is
  • Differences in types of base pairs
  • How neurons function
  • The differences between DNA and RNA
  • How DNA replicates
  • The role of tRNA
  • What a DNA replication fork is

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