Tag: cystic

  • Case Study: Cystic Fibrosis Mutations

    Case Study: Cystic Fibrosis Mutations

    This case study is a follow-up to the Cystic Fibrosis Case Study where students explore how changes in transport proteins affects the movement of ions, resulting in a build-up of chloride ions and the symptoms of the disease. Students were introduced to the idea that different mutations can cause differences in the transport proteins, but…

  • Pedigree Analysis – AP Bio

    Pedigree Analysis – AP Bio

    Designed for biology students studying genetics. Determine the inheritance pattern for human disorders, like Tay-Sachs or Marfan Syndrome.

  • Case Study – Cystic Fibrosis

    Case Study – Cystic Fibrosis

    This case study explores the relationship between the cell membrane and breathing difficulties that occur as a result of the genetic disorder cystic fibrosis.