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Pyruvate Dehydrogenase

This animation shows how the pyruvate dehydrogenase enzyme complex converts pyruvate into acetyl-CoA. It is the second of six animations about cellular respiration.

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

Glycolysis

This animation shows how glycolysis converts glucose into pyruvate through a series of enzyme reactions. It is the first of six animations about cellular respiration.

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

ATP in Use

This animation shows two examples of how the cell uses energy from ATP. It is the sixth of six animations about cellular respiration.

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

Electron Transport Chain

This animation shows how the enzyme complexes of the electron transport chain harvest energy from cofactor molecules to pump protons across the mitochondrial membrane and establish a chemical gradient. It is the fourth of six animations about cellular respiration.

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

Citric Acid Cycle

This animation shows the reactions of the citric acid cycle, which splits off carbon atoms and generates energy-rich reduced forms of cofactor molecules. It is the third of six animations about cellular respiration.

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

ATP Synthesis

This animation shows how the proton gradient across the mitochondrial membrane powers the ATP synthase enzyme to make ATP. It is the fifth of six animations about cellular respiration.

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

Building a Paper Model of CRISPR-Cas9

In this hands-on activity, students build a paper model to explore how CRISPR-Cas9 is used to edit genes.

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

Amylase Copy Number and Diet

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that investigated whether there is a correlation between a population’s diet and copies of a certain gene.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Evolution
Math & Computational Skills
Data Points
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

Milk: How Sweet Is It?

In this activity, students simulate a lactose tolerance test, similar to the one shown in the short film The Making of the Fittest: Got Lactase? The Co-evolution of Genes and Culture, to determine which samples contain the lactase enzyme.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Anatomy & Physiology
Math & Computational Skills
Labs & Demos
High School — General
High School — AP/IB

Blood Glucose Data Analysis

This activity extends concepts covered in the film Got Lactase? The Co-evolution of Genes and Culture. Students infer whether someone is likely to be lactase persistent or nonpersistent based on the data from two different tests.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Math & Computational Skills
Lessons
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

Lactose Digestion in Infants

This animation shows how human infants can digest milk using the enzyme lactase.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Anatomy & Physiology
Animations
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College