This online textbook chapter supports and extends the content of the Genomics video. The chapter covers knockout studies, sequencing techniques, and related ethical issues. Click on the Go button to begin reading, or skip to a sub-section of the chapter in the list below.
The Human Genome Project
Sequencing a Genome
Is the Eukaryotic Genome a Vast Junkyard?
The Difference May Lie Not in the Sequence but in the Expression
Determining Gene Function from Sequence Information
The Virtues of Knockouts
Genetic Variation Within Species and SNPs
Identifying and Using SNPs
Practical Applications of Genomics
Examining Gene Expression