Video 26: Raymond Gesteland, clip 1
Ray Gesteland is a Distinguished Professor of Human Genetics in the Department of Human Genetics at the Eccles Institute, University of Utah. His research is on RNA, specifically secondary structures in RNA that can provide additional coding information.
rna function, human genetics, secondary structures, eccles
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Differences between DNA and RNA and the evolutionary roles carried out by each molecule.
Why DNA was probably not the driving force of molecular evolution in a pre-biotic environment.
The pre-biotic soup of life and the need to increase molecular concentrations.
Mario Capecchi, Distinguished Professor, Eccles Institute of Human Genetics.
Dr. Sharp explains the process of RNA splicing.
An animation shows alternate splicing of the SMN2 gene.
A step-by-step 2D animation shows the details of RNA splicing.
Translation: RNA to protein, 3D animation with no audio
3D animation of translation: RNA to protein.