These animations, from the Wellcome Trust, explore DNA structure, function and analysis. They explain the biological processes that transcribe and translate the genetic code to produce proteins. Animations also illustrate how the processes used to sequence DNA have developed to allow genomes to be analysed at a much faster rate than in the past.
The animations contain quite a high level of detail and are more suited to students following post-16 biology courses. They may, however, be suitable for some younger students as an extension to their learning.
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