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As of December 31, 2020, Flash animation technology is no longer supported by web browsers. Several DNALC educational sites, including Your Genes, Your Health, were built using Flash, especially those featuring animations.

Some DNALC sites will be retired, but much of the animation and video content is available on the DNALC website under Resources.

In addition, we are reworking our most valued, up-to-date content into current technologies. If there is an animation you can no longer find, please contact the DNALC.

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A Multimedia Guide to Genetic disorders

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Bad Cholesterol

When someone mentions cholesterol many will say, how is your HDL? Cholesterol travels through the blood attached to lipoproteins. From a health prospective we try to maintain the good cholesterol (High density lipoproteins or HDL) and decrease the bad cholesterol (Low density lipoproteins or LDL). The HDL aids the body in removal of bad cholesterol…


Inside Cancer link Explore Inside Cancer: A Multimedia Guide to Cancer Biology. The site features interviews with researchers and stunning animations on the biology of cancer.

The information within this web site is for educational purposes only, and should not be used as medical advice. A physician should be consulted for any diagnosis and treatment options.

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