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Title The double life of RNA [videorecording] / Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

Imprint Chevy Chase, Md. : The Institute, c2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 FSCC DVD Collection  DVD 623.5 RNA 2006    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 300 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Holiday lectures on science
Holiday lectures on science.
Contents Lecture 1. Catalysis, chemical and biochemical -- Lecture 2. RNA as an enzyme: discovery, origins of life, and medical possibilities -- Lecture 3. How to accelerate a reaction 100,000,000,000 times using only RNA -- Lecture 4. Life at the end of the chromosome: another RNA machine.
Video segments from 2003: Enzymes that are not proteins: the discovery of ribozymes (20 min.) -- Dr. Thomas Cech on becoming a scientist (10 min.) -- NOVA scienceNOW on RNA! (16 min.).
Interactive features: New science of RNA interference -- Telomeres ten years after -- Diversity of RNA structures.
Credits Executive producers of the DVD, Thomas R. Cech, Peter J. Bruns; producer, Dennis W.C. Liu.
The four lectures were produced by Sutherland Media Productions for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute; producer Ann DeStefano Sutherland.
Performer Lecturer, Thomas R. Cech.
Summary Four lectures (60 min. each) presented in 1995 by Dr. Thomas R. Cech explain the role of RNA in cellular biology. Dr. Cech also discusses other implications of RNA catalysis.
The DVD also includes 3 additional video segments from 2003, 3 hands-on experiment demonstrations, and 3 interactive slideshow features.
System Details DVD.
Language Closed captioned.
Subject Catalytic RNA.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Molecular biology
Added Author Cech, Thomas.
Bruns, Peter (Peter J.)
Liu, Dennis W. C.
Sutherland, Ann DeStefano.
Sutherland Media Productions.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

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