ERIC Number: ED468800
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Bringing RNA into View: RNA and Its Roles in Biology.
Atkins, John F.; Ellington, Andrew; Friedman, B. Ellen; Gesteland, Raymond F.; Noller, Harry F.; Pasquale, Stephen M.; Storey, Richard D.; Uhlenbeck, Olke C.; Weiner, Alan M.
This guide presents a module for college students on ribonucleic acid (RNA) and its role in biology. The module aims to integrate the latest research and its findings into college-level biology and provide an opportunity for students to understand biological processes. Four activities are presented: (1) "RNA Structure: Tapes to Shapes"; (2) "RNA Catalysis"; (3) "RNA and Evolution"; and (4) "RNA Evolution in Health and Disease." (Contains 28 references.) (YDS)
Descriptors: Biology, Genetics, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, RNA, Science Activities, Science Instruction
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers; Students
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: Biological Sciences Curriculum Study, Colorado Springs.