Type:

Interactive, Other

Description:

The lac operon is a set of genes which are responsible for the metabolism of lactose in some bacterial cells. Studnets explore the effects of mutations within the lac operon by adding or removing genes from the DNA.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Science > Biology

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

genes metabolism of lactose bacteria cells mutations lac operon DNA

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial

Collections:

Genes and DNA
Update Standards?

SCI.9-11.6.E: Science

identify and illustrate changes in DNA and evaluate the significance of these changes;
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