7.013 | Spring 2018 | Undergraduate

Introductory Biology

Study Materials

The list below contains optional study materials, additional readings, and videos for extra enrichment.

Genetics Science Learning Center. “Cell Size and Scale.” Learn.Genetics.

Nucleus Medical Media. “Cell Structure: An Overview.” Mar 18, 2015. YouTube. 

Mr. Kent’s Chemistry Page. “Types of Chemical Bonds” Unit 5, Bonding.

Halpine, S. “Membrane Structure: The Fluid Mosaic Model.” Developed for Life, 6th ed. © Sinauer Associates, Inc., W. H. Freeman Co. and Sumanas Inc. 2000.

AskaBiologist. “Protein Folding.” Jan 15, 2013. YouTube.

Watson, J. D., and F. H. C. Crick. “Molecular Structure of Nucleic Acids.” Nature 1953 Apr 25; 171 (4356): 737–8.

Groleau, R. “How Cells Divide.” NOVA. PBS Online, by WGBH.

Trafton, A. “Possible Role for Huntington’s Gene Discovered.” MIT News. MIT News Office, January 16, 2013.

Molecular Visualisations of DNA.” Walter+Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research. 

Cook, Matthew. “DNA Replication.” Feb 12, 2008. YouTube. 

Press Release: The 1993 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.” Nobelprize.org. Oct 11, 1993.

Li, Y., and H. Sasaki. “Genomic imprinting in mammals: its life cycle, molecular mechanisms and reprogramming.” Cell Research 21(2011): 466–73.

DNA Learning Center. “The Central Dogma of Biology.” April 13, 2012. YouTube.

Genetics Science Learning Center. “Mouse Party.” Learn. Genetics.

Course Info

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Spring 2018
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