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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
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Seeing Single Molecules Move

This animation shows how transcription factors find their binding sites in real time. It is based on data from an imaging method that can track single molecules in a living cell.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Genetics
Animations
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
Regulation of Eukaryotic DNA Transcription

This animation shows how a variety of proteins interact to regulate the transcription of eukaryotic DNA into RNA.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Genetics
Animations
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Natural Selection for Lactose Tolerance

This animation shows how a mutation that allows adult humans to digest milk can be lost or spread under different circumstances.

Genetics
Evolution
Animations
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
The LUX Operon

This animation explores the LUX operon, a set of five genes that are involved in bacterial bioluminescence.

Genetics
Cell Biology
Microbiology
Animations
High School — AP/IB
College
Cellular Differentiation Along Concentration Gradients

This animation shows how varying concentrations of a signaling molecule activate different transcription factors to determine cell fate.

Genetics
Cell Biology
Anatomy & Physiology
Animations
High School — AP/IB
College
Regulatory Switches in Stickleback Fish

This animation shows how changes in the regulatory switch regions of the Pitx1 gene lead to morphological differences in stickleback fish.

Genetics
Animations
High School — AP/IB
College
Regulatory Switches in Drosophila

This animation shows how changes in the regulatory switch regions of a “paintbrush” gene lead to wing spot differences in Drosophila fruit flies.

Genetics
Animations
High School — AP/IB
College
PPAR-gamma Activation in the Fat Cell

This animation shows how the PPAR-gamma receptor can activate fat storage and changes in hormone levels.

Genetics
Cell Biology
Anatomy & Physiology
Animations
High School — AP/IB
College