To support your work, use your course and text readings and also use outside sources. As in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.
Start reviewing and responding to the postings of your classmates as early in the week as possible. Respond to at least two of your classmates. Participate in the discussion by asking a question, providing a statement of clarification, providing a point of view with a rationale, challenging an aspect of the discussion, or indicating a relationship between two or more lines of reasoning in the discussion. Complete your participation for this assignment by the end of the week.
Discussion Question 1
In molecular biology and genetics, mutations are accidental changes in a genomic sequence of DNA. Using the South University Online Library or the Internet, research genetic mutations. On the basis of your research, respond to the following:
- Define a genetic mutation.
- Analyze and describe the different types of genetic mutations and their effects. Then discuss, in detail, the role played by DNA and RNA in genetic diseases.
- Assess and describe the breakthroughs, if any, in the treatment and management of genetic diseases.
Discussion Question 2
Using the South University Online Library or the Internet as your research tool, respond to the following:
- Explain the relation between muscles, ATP energy, and the calcium ion.