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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
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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
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High School — General
High School — AP/IB
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The LUX Operon

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

Genetics
Cell Biology
Microbiology
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High School — AP/IB
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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
Role of MECP2 in Gene Silencing

This animation shows how the protein MECP2 helps switch off gene expression.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Genetics
Animations
High School — AP/IB
College
RNA Splicing

This animation shows how mRNA is edited to remove noncoding regions.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Genetics
Animations
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
X Inactivation

This animation shows how X chromosomes are randomly switched off in most female mammals.

Genetics
Anatomy & Physiology
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High School — AP/IB
College
Role of p53 in Transcription

This animation shows how the p53 protein binds to DNA to initiate transcription.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Genetics
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High School — AP/IB
College
The Mammalian Biological Clock

This animation explores the molecular interactions that regulate circadian rhythms in mammals.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Genetics
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High School — AP/IB
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