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Cystic Fibrosis Mechanism and Treatment

This animation shows how mutations in an ion channel protein lead to the genetic disease cystic fibrosis. The animation also discusses how research on this protein has been used to develop treatments for the disease.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Genetics
Cell Biology
Animations
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
The Search for a Mutated Gene

This video describes the case of a patient with retinitis pigmentosa (RP), a progressive disease that leads to blindness, and how physician-scientist Dr. Ed Stone approached the search for the causal mutation.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Genetics
Scientists at Work
High School — General
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Genes as Medicine

This film describes the scientific principles and the research efforts involved in the development of a gene therapy for a congenital form of blindness, and how a young patient benefited from this medical breakthrough.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Genetics
Short Films
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Mutations in Cancer

This video provides an overview of the types of genes that, when mutated, can lead to the development of cancer.

Genetics
Cell Biology
Clips
High School — AP/IB
College
Dante's Story: Genomics and Hemimegalencephaly

This video tells the story of a boy with a congenital brain condition and how analyzing samples from him and other patients helped discover the genetic cause.

Genetics
Anatomy & Physiology
Clips
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Resistance to a Medication for Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

This animation shows why a mutant BCR-ABL protein is resistant to the cancer treatment drug Gleevec, and how a new drug can overcome this resistance.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Genetics
Animations
High School — AP/IB
College
DNA Damage and Mutations

This animation shows how mutations can arise when DNA is damaged.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Genetics
Animations
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Sickle Cell Disease

This animation explores the genetic causes and biological effects of sickle cell disease.

Genetics
Animations
High School — AP/IB
College
Trinucleotide Repeat

This animation shows how errors in DNA replication can lead to expanding sections of repeating nucleotides.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Genetics
Animations
High School — AP/IB
College