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ERIC Number: EJ649558
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0002-7685
Building Phylogenetic Trees from DNA Sequence Data: Investigating Polar Bear and Giant Panda Ancestry.
Maier, Caroline Alexandra
American Biology Teacher, v63 n9 p642-46 Nov-Dec 2001
Presents an activity in which students seek answers to questions about evolutionary relationships by using genetic databases and bioinformatics software. Students build genetic distance matrices and phylogenetic trees based on molecular sequence data using web-based resources. Provides a flowchart of steps involved in accessing, retrieving, and analyzing gene sequence data. (DLH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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