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The Stuff of Life Reading Sections Topics

Introduction
1-9 Background
10-22 Importance of Genetics

Chapter 1 How the System Works, the Molecular Story
23-29 Structure of DNA
30-35 Replication
36 How DNA became the Model of Heredity
37-43 Transcription
44 Discovery of the Structure of DNA
45-48 Translation & bringing it all together

Chapter 2 How the System Works, Sex and the Cellular Life
49 50 Asexual & Sexual Reproduction
51-54 Cell Types and Chromosome Numbers
55-56 What Chromosomes are Made of
57-59 Mitosis
60 Recognition of Chromosomes & Heredity
61-65 Meiosis
66-68 Fertilization

Chapter 3 How the System Works, Everyone Gets Inheritance
69-71 - Intro & History of Inheritance
72-81 Simple Mendelian Genetics
82-90 Complex Inheritance methods

Chapter 4 Applying All That Stuff For the Greater Good
91-95 Genetic Counseling
94 Complex Modes of Inheritance
95-104 Human Genome Project Origins & Results
105 Importance of Mutation
106-111 Basic Gene Therapy
112-122 Transgenic Technology Basics & Warnings

Chapter 5 Applying All That Stuff Into the Future Through the Past
123-127 Out of Africa, Using genetics to find the history of human migration
128-132 What happened to the other humans
133 Genetics & Clothes
134-136 The diversity of human genetics
137-138 The Next Great Genetic Milestone
139 Non-human Genetics of the past
140-142 Conclusion