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TABLE OF CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1

Who am I?

What do I look like?

Review Questions

CHAPTER 2

My Home and My Job  

    Cell Structure

     My Job

     What do I do all Day?

     How do I replicate myself?

     How are RNA and proteins made?

     What else is happening to my home every day?

               Cell Cycle

  How are animals and plants reproduced?  

  Advantages and Disadvantages of Sexual and Asexual Reproduction

  Review Questions

CHAPTER 3

Heredity

What is homozygous or heterozygous for a trait?

What do phenotype and genotype mean?

Mendelís First Law

Mendelís Second Law

Examples of Things You Inherit

Review Questions  

Discussion

CHAPTER 4

Cloning

What is the purpose of cloning me?

       In Medicine

             Genetic Testing and Screening

             Gene Therapy

             Antisense Technology

             Vaccines

      In Agriculture

      In Forensic Medicine

Review Questions  

Discussion

CHAPTER 5

In The Laboratory

How is cloning done in the laboratory?

Dollyís Story

Review Questions  

Discussion

CHAPTER 6

A Mutant!  

Selective Breeding

The Human Genome Project

Review Questions  

Discussion

GLOSSARY

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Answers to Exercises  

 

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