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DNA sequencer

An image of a DNA sequencer.
dna sequencer
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15657. Outputs from DNA sequencing
Image of outputs from DNA sequencing: automated (top) and manual (bottom).
15567. DNA sequence
Early sequencers used four different reactions to determine the placement of each of DNA's four bases - known as A, C, T & G - in the sequence.
15981. DNA variations
A DNA fingerprint is a profile of a person's inherited DNA variations, specifically repeated sequences
15923. Cycle sequencing
The sequencing method developed by Fred Sanger forms the basis of automated "cycle" sequencing reactions today. Fluorescent dyes are added to the reactions, and a laser within an automated DNA sequencing machine is used to analyze the DNA fragments produc
15575. Human figure within DNA tunnel
The finished sequence of the human genome was published in April, 2003.
15609. DNA mutation
Multiple mutations at the same position in a DNA sequence can confound calculations of evolutionary time.
15927. Isolating DNA to make human insulin
Walter Gilbert's group tried to isolate the human insulin DNA sequence using the rat insulin DNA sequence.
15505. Synthesizing human insulin using recombinant DNA, 3D animation with no audio
Synthesizing human insulin using recombinant DNA, 3D animation with no audio
15912. Sequencing DNA
Techniques to read the sequence of DNA, letter by letter, have been available since the 1970s. However, the massive task of sequencing the three billion basepairs of the human genome required machines that could read and interpret the data.
15891. DNA sequencing game, interactive 2D animation
DNA sequencing interactive game. Reconstruct a piece of DNA using the fragments above. We've given you the first piece. You do the rest...
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