In this discussion/worksheet activity students explore the effects of different types of point mutations and deletion mutations and analyze the reasons why deletion mutations generally have more severe effects than point mutations. Students use their understanding of the molecular biology of mutations to analyze the genetic basis for the differences in severity of two types of muscular dystrophy.
The first attached file has the Student Handout and the second attached file has the Teacher Notes.
|mutation SHO.doc ||152 KB|
|mutation TN.doc ||46 KB|