Skip to content

Choose a Chapter below or view the Sitemap

Unit 1:
Ch. 1
Ch. 2
Ch. 3
Interlude A
Unit 2:
Ch. 4
Ch. 5
Ch. 6
Ch. 7
Ch. 8
Ch. 9
Interlude B
Unit 3:
Ch. 10
Ch. 11
Ch. 12
Ch. 13
Ch. 14
Ch. 15
Interlude C
Unit 4:
Ch. 16
Ch. 17
Ch. 18
Ch. 19
Interlude D
Unit 5:
Ch. 20
Ch. 21
Ch. 22
Ch. 23
Ch. 24
Ch. 25
Interlude E
The animations require the latest Flash 7 and Shockwave plug-ins.
15.1: Tutorial: Genetic testing: Identifying the sickle-cell allele

This tutorial explains how restriction enzymes and gel electrophoresis can are used to test for genetically transmitted diseases.

15.2: Tutorial: Constructing a DNA library

This tutorial demonstrates how a DNA library is created

15.3: Activity: The polymerase chain reaction

ThumbnailSee how the polymerase chain reaction is used to make millions of copies of discrete segments of DNA in a short period of time.

15.4: Tutorial: Human cloning

This tutorial explores how therapeutic cloning may be used to produce stem cells that have a wide range of medical applications, and explains how this process differs from reproductive cloning.

15.5: Activity: Genetic engineering

ThumbnailThis animation explores how plasmids can be used to genetically engineer a tastier strawberry.

15.6: Activity: Gene therapy for ADA deficiency

Test your recall for figure 15.6 with this key figure labeling exercise.

15.1: Process Animation: Constructing a DNA library

View animation

15.2a: Process Animation: Human Cloning: Therapeutic Cloning

View animation

15.2b: Process Animation: Human Cloning: Reproductive Cloning

View animation

15.3: Process Animation: Genetic Engineering

View animation

15.4: Process Animation: Genetic testing: Identifying the sickle-cell allele

View animation

Chapter Menu

Other Resources

Norton Gradebook

Instructors now have an easy way to collect students’ online quizzes with the Norton Gradebook without flooding their inboxes with e-mails.

Students can track their online quiz scores by setting up their own Student Gradebook.