Ch 17: Praxis Biology: DNA Technology

About This Chapter

Study this chapter and review the fundamentals of DNA technology in preparation for passing the Praxis Biology examination. Brush up on the topic as you go over the text and video lessons, and take the self-assessment quizzes that are included.

Praxis Biology: DNA Technology - Chapter Summary

Expand your knowledge of gene therapy, DNA sequencing and DNA cloning in advance of taking the Praxis Biology examination. The online video lessons in this chapter are designed to refresh your memory of the genes that are involved in human development. They look at the use of cloning in the scientific and medical fields, and they also explore DNA-delivery techniques and the human genome project. Review these lessons in order to:

  • Learn more about gene therapy and its applications
  • Examine the pros and cons of gene therapy
  • Describe the necessity of DNA sequencing and the structure of DNA
  • Discover how DNA is cloned

Professional instructors outline the above topics in the informative lessons, and they can also provide personalized assistance by answering your questions. Study the short lessons at your convenience as you get set to take the Praxis Biology examination. The text lessons includes key words in bold terms and quizzes while the animated videos contain written transcripts and navigational video tags. You may print out the quiz results for the lessons to utilize as offline study tools.

Praxis Biology: DNA Technology Chapter Objectives

The Molecular and Cellular Biology section includes approximately 30 questions and is worth 20% of the Praxis Biology subject assessment examination. This is where you'll display your in-depth knowledge of DNA technology, including genome sequencing projects, DNA sequencing and gene therapy. You'll have 2.5 hours to finish the 150 selected-response questions that make up the whole computer-delivered examination.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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