This webinar on DNA is the first part of our two-part series on genetics, a major part of MCAT biochemistry. You will learn about the structure of DNA, including the four bases and the different types of bonds and forces that hold DNA together. You will also review how to connect knowledge fundamentals with important experimental techniques related to DNA.
At a glance
Apply your knowledge of DNA to graph and sequence reading problems
Integrate your understanding of DNA with RNA, and with the central dogma
The four DNA bases and the structure of DNA
The types of bonds and IMFs holding DNA strands together
The difference between active and inactive DNA
The difference between eukaryotic and prokaryotic DNA
On the MCAT
DNA and RNA are the foundations of genetics and very high yield topics on the test
The MCAT will often pair knowledge questions with experimental ones, so be familiar with DNA techniques as well
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