How humans use bacteria

We use bacteria to improve our lives in many ...

Researching the link between ...

Associate Professor Peter Dearden, from the ...

Bacterial DNA

Bacteria have a single circular chromosome ...

Grafting and budding

Grafting and budding are standard techniques ...

Selective breeding, cloning and GM

Easy care sheep have been developed using ...

Cell, chromosomes and DNA

Human cells have 23 pairs of chromosomes ...

Chromosomes crossing over

During meiosis, homologous chromosomes (1 ...

Phases of meiosis

During meiosis, 1 diploid cell undergoes 2 ...

Diagram of a mitochondrion

Diagram of a mitochondrion showing the inner ...

Composition of cow’s milk

A table showing the components in cow’s milk ...

Gene construct

A gene construct contains all the information ...

Transgenic cows

Close up of cow hide.

Advantages of transgenic technology

Transgenic technology offers advantages over ...

Possible risks of easy care sheep

Possible risks associated with breeding easy ...

Genetics or environment

Dr Christine Jasoni, from the University of ...

What is a protein?

Proteins are the building blocks of life and ...

Gregor Mendel

Gregor Mendel (1822–1884) is known as the ...

Transgenic cows with modified milk

Transgenic cows that over-express one form of ...

Cloning DNA

To clone a stretch of DNA (such as a gene) ...

Transgenic cows making myelin basic ...

Myelin basic protein is damaged in patients ...

Plasmid vector

Key features of a typical plasmid vector are ...

Developing easy care sheep

When prices for wool began to drop ...

E. coli

Escherichia coli (E. coli) is a rod-shaped ...

DNA markers and apple breeding

DNA markers are short sequences of DNA that ...

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