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The Resource Cracking the code of life, written and produced by Elizabeth Arledge and Julia Cort ; directed by Elizabeth Arledge ; a production of Nova/Clear Blue Sky Productions by Eilzabeth Arledge for WGBH/Boston

Cracking the code of life, written and produced by Elizabeth Arledge and Julia Cort ; directed by Elizabeth Arledge ; a production of Nova/Clear Blue Sky Productions by Eilzabeth Arledge for WGBH/Boston

Label
Cracking the code of life
Title
Cracking the code of life
Statement of responsibility
written and produced by Elizabeth Arledge and Julia Cort ; directed by Elizabeth Arledge ; a production of Nova/Clear Blue Sky Productions by Eilzabeth Arledge for WGBH/Boston
Contributor
Screenwriter
Correspondent
Director
Interviewee
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This documentary examines the complex race to decode the human genome. Examines the work of, and contains interviews with: Francis Collins, director of the National Center for Human Genome Research; J. Craig Venter, head of its rival, the private Celera Genomics; and the Whitehead Institute's Eric Lander, one of the leaders of the Human Genome Project
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Nova (Television program)
Credits note
Photographers, Ben McCoy, Erich Roland ; editors, Caren Myers, Doug Quade ; music, Ray Loring
Dewey number
611/.01816
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
  • QH447
  • QH445.2
LC item number
  • .C7 2004
  • .C73 2004
PerformerNote
Correspondent, Robert Krulwich
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Krulwich, Robert
  • Arledge, Elizabeth
  • Cort, Julia
  • Collins, Francis S
  • Venter, J. Craig
  • Lander, Eric S
  • Clear Blue Sky Productions
  • WGBH Video (Firm)
  • WGBH Educational Foundation
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Runtime
120
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human Genome Project
  • Collins, Francis S
  • Venter, J. Craig
  • Lander, Eric S
  • National Center for Human Genome Research (U.S.)
  • Celera Genomics
  • Collins, Francis S
  • Lander, Eric S
  • Venter, J. Craig
  • Celera Genomics
  • Human Genome Project
  • National Center for Human Genome Research (U.S.)
  • Human Genome Project
  • Human gene mapping
  • Human genome
  • DNA
  • DNA
  • Human gene mapping
  • Human genome
  • Human gene mapping
Technique
animation and live action
Label
Cracking the code of life, written and produced by Elizabeth Arledge and Julia Cort ; directed by Elizabeth Arledge ; a production of Nova/Clear Blue Sky Productions by Eilzabeth Arledge for WGBH/Boston
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced for the PBS television program Nova in 2001
  • Special DVD-ROM features: teaching materials in pdf format, link to Nova website
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction to the Human Genome -- 2. Corporate Sponsors and Credits: Cracking the Code of Life -- 3. DNA: Secret of Life -- 4. Structure and Chemical Function of DNA -- 5. Human Genome Project -- 6. Tay-Sachs Disease -- 7. Genome Revelations -- 8. Machines and DNA Identification -- 9. Competition for Genome Project -- 10. New Equipment/New Problems -- 11. Machine Reads Base Pairs -- 12. Whose Genome? -- 13. Human Ancestors -- 14. One Billion Base Pairs -- 15. Patented Gene Sequences -- 16. Big Money in Genetic Patents -- 17. Science as Business -- 18. Privately Owned Human Genome? -- 19. Finding Cures -- 20. DNA/RNA and Proteins -- 21. Protein Variables -- 22. Unusual Disease Course -- 23. Genomes and Proteomes -- 24. Competitiveness Between Two Labs -- 25. Human Genome Project: Impact on Human Lives -- 26. Connection Between Genes and Disease -- 27. Iceland: Unique Gene Pool -- 28. Familial Arthritis -- 29. Sanctity of Individual DNA? -- 30. DNA Databases -- 31. Gene Chips -- 32. At Risk for Cancer -- 33. Discovery of Cancer Gene -- 34. Families That Carry BRCA -- 35. Genetic Determinism -- 36. Genetically New Human Creature? -- 37. Human Genome Completed -- 38. What Does the Gene Map Look Like? -- 39. Humans: Extraordinary Beings
Control code
ocm55507398
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Isbn
9781593751692
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421333291
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
WG33329
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o55507398
  • (OCoLC)55507398
System details
DVD; NTSC; letterboxed; pdf files and video files require appropriate software
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Cracking the code of life, written and produced by Elizabeth Arledge and Julia Cort ; directed by Elizabeth Arledge ; a production of Nova/Clear Blue Sky Productions by Eilzabeth Arledge for WGBH/Boston
Link
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced for the PBS television program Nova in 2001
  • Special DVD-ROM features: teaching materials in pdf format, link to Nova website
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction to the Human Genome -- 2. Corporate Sponsors and Credits: Cracking the Code of Life -- 3. DNA: Secret of Life -- 4. Structure and Chemical Function of DNA -- 5. Human Genome Project -- 6. Tay-Sachs Disease -- 7. Genome Revelations -- 8. Machines and DNA Identification -- 9. Competition for Genome Project -- 10. New Equipment/New Problems -- 11. Machine Reads Base Pairs -- 12. Whose Genome? -- 13. Human Ancestors -- 14. One Billion Base Pairs -- 15. Patented Gene Sequences -- 16. Big Money in Genetic Patents -- 17. Science as Business -- 18. Privately Owned Human Genome? -- 19. Finding Cures -- 20. DNA/RNA and Proteins -- 21. Protein Variables -- 22. Unusual Disease Course -- 23. Genomes and Proteomes -- 24. Competitiveness Between Two Labs -- 25. Human Genome Project: Impact on Human Lives -- 26. Connection Between Genes and Disease -- 27. Iceland: Unique Gene Pool -- 28. Familial Arthritis -- 29. Sanctity of Individual DNA? -- 30. DNA Databases -- 31. Gene Chips -- 32. At Risk for Cancer -- 33. Discovery of Cancer Gene -- 34. Families That Carry BRCA -- 35. Genetic Determinism -- 36. Genetically New Human Creature? -- 37. Human Genome Completed -- 38. What Does the Gene Map Look Like? -- 39. Humans: Extraordinary Beings
Control code
ocm55507398
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Isbn
9781593751692
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421333291
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
WG33329
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o55507398
  • (OCoLC)55507398
System details
DVD; NTSC; letterboxed; pdf files and video files require appropriate software
Video recording format
DVD

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