Genes and Health


Resource ID#: 166486 Primary Type: Original Student Tutorial

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Subject(s): Science
Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Students
Keywords: genetic diseases, sickle cell, mutation, genetic mutation, polygenic, genetic variation, gene pool, mutations, genetic mutations, variation, genetics, genes, chromosomes, codons, DNA, RNA, amino acids
Instructional Component Type(s): Original Student Tutorial

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