ERIC Number: EJ635882
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Sonic Hedgehog: A Good Gene Gone Bad? Detection and Treatment of Genetic Abnormalities.
Yaich, Lauren E.
Journal of College Science Teaching, v31 n1 p14-19 Sep 2001
Presents a case of a baby born with the genetic condition holoprosencephaly in which students explore the "Sonic hedgehog" gene, signal transduction, and the ethics of body and tissue donation. Presents a two-part assignment that features students writing an informed consent document that explains the science behind this congenital abnormality, then peer reviewing the document in class. (Contains 17 references.) (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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