eagerlearner102 wrote:There is an awesome video here to memorize the 20 amino acids properties and categories + abbreviations:
Once you memorize that, you have a basic understanding.
You should also have a good understanding of how DNA works.
For an interactive CRISPR, that can be found here:
https://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/cri ... plications
Hope that helps! Good luck!
eagerlearner102 wrote:Go on http://cbm.msoe.edu/scienceOlympiad/ to get a good foundation on CRISPR. Once you are able to lecture about CRISPR, read the 2 research papers in DETAIL. I mean in detail as in know the exact residues, knowing which domains, and perhaps the methods they used in the research paper (SEC, enzymatic assays, etc.) Focus on the Yang and Patel research paper more on the other one because I took around 5 practice tests and there was more weight on the Yang and Patel one.
For the harder ones like MIT invitational that I practiced on, I noticed that these concepts were literally found on Klein Organic Chemistry textbook chapter 25 for amino acids. I also read MIT OCW lecture notes 5.07 and 7.012 about it just to get a better understanding.
Thanks! This looks like it will really help!