Genetic Testing Unit Appendix

This Unit Appendix contains background information and additional reading to supplement the Genetic Testing lessons, including:

  • BRCA1 and BRCA2 Background
  • BRCA1: Is it Dominant or Recessive?
  • “GINA” The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008: Information for Researchers and Health Care Professionals
  • Ethics Background
  • Creating Discussion Ground Rules
  • Amino Acid Abbreviations and Chemistry Resources
  • Codons and Amino Acid Chemistry
  • Behind the Scenes with the NCBI Databases and the Entrez Search Engine
  • Understanding BLAST
  • Finding Structures in the NCBI Structure Database

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