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Modeling the Structure of DNA

In this activity, students build a paper model of DNA and use their model to explore key structural features of the DNA double helix. This activity can be used to complement the short film The Double Helix.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Science Practices
Labs & Demos
High School — AP/IB
College
Photosynthesis

This multipart animation series explores the process of photosynthesis and the structures that carry it out.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Cell Biology
Anatomy & Physiology
Animations
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Cystic Fibrosis Mechanism and Treatment

This animation shows how mutations in an ion channel protein lead to the genetic disease cystic fibrosis. The animation also discusses how research on this protein has been used to develop treatments for the disease.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Genetics
Cell Biology
Animations
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
BCR-ABL: Protein Structure and Function

This tutorial describes the structure and function of the cancer-causing protein BCR-ABL. It also shows how drugs targeting this protein can help treat chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), a cancer of the white blood cells.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Genetics
Click & Learn
High School — AP/IB
College
BCR-ABL

This model shows the structure of the protein BCR-ABL, which causes a type of cancer called chronic myeloid leukemia.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Science Practices
3D Models
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Gleevec-Resistant BCR-ABL

This model shows a mutated form of the cancer-causing protein BCR-ABL that is resistant to the drug Gleevec.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Science Practices
3D Models
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP)

This model shows the structure of ATP, a molecule that provides energy for cellular processes, including protein phosphorylation.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Science Practices
3D Models
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Resistance to a Medication for Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

This animation shows why a mutant BCR-ABL protein is resistant to the cancer treatment drug Gleevec, and how a new drug can overcome this resistance.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Genetics
Animations
High School — AP/IB
College
Biochemistry and Cell Signaling Pathway of the Mc1r Gene

This activity supports concepts presented in the short film Natural Selection and Adaptation about the evolution of different fur colors among rock pocket mouse populations. The activity challenges students to analyze partial DNA sequences of the Mc1r gene to identify the effects of mutations on the MC1R protein pathway.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Genetics
Lessons
High School — AP/IB
College
How Do Fibers Form?

In this activity, students construct models of sickle cell hemoglobin fibers inside red blood cells to illustrate how changes in the structure of a protein can affect cell shape, as described in the short film The Making of the Fittest: Natural Selection in Humans.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Genetics
Labs & Demos
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Structure of Dengue Virus

This animation zooms into a 3D model of dengue virus, moving from the virus’s outer structures to its inner core.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Microbiology
Animations
High School — AP/IB
College