DNA amplified from Neandertal bones

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15604. Human Neandertal mtDNA tree

Human Neandertal mtDNA tree.

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15980. Accumulating mutations

Mutations are the grist of evolution, and have accumulated in our DNA over time. When populations separate, each group accumulates their own unique set of DNA mutations.

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15617. DNA nucleotide mutation

A single DNA nucleotide undergoes a "point" mutation, changing an A to a T.

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16461. Video 20: Matthew Meselson, clip 2

The three models of DNA replication - semi-conservative, conservative, and dispersive - and whether bias played a role in designing/interpreting the experiment.

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15608. Human/Neandertal/Chimp mutation evoluton tree

Mutations in our DNA can be used to trace the relationships between different populations and species.

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16462. Video 20: Matthew Meselson, clip 3

How Meselson came to read the Watson and Crick paper, then think about ways to experimentally test how DNA replicates.

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16580. Video 26: Raymond Gesteland, clip 2

Why DNA was probably not the driving force of molecular evolution in a pre-biotic environment.

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16587. Concept 27: Mutations are changes in genetic information.

Some mutations are starting points for evolution, others are responsible for disease.

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15619. Human / Chimp mtDNA tree comparison

Comparison of genetic diversity in humans and chimpanzees, using sequences from 811 humans and 332 chimps.

  • ID: 15619
  • Source: DNAi

15457. Repetitve elements, junk DNA, transposons, and compartative genomics, James Watson

James Watson talks abput repetitve elements, junk DNA, transposons, and compartative genomics.

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  • Source: DNAi