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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.

How We Get Our Skin Color

This animation describes how skin color is generated by skin cells as protection against ultraviolet (UV) radiation.

HIV Life Cycle

This animation shows how HIV infects a cell and replicates itself using reverse transcriptase.

Planarian Regeneration and Stem Cells

This video discusses the remarkable regenerative capabilities of the planarian, and how biologist Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado uses them to study the biology of stem cells.

Salamander Limb Regeneration

This animation shows how salamanders can replace missing limb tissues with the help of cells similar to stem cells.

VEGF

This animation shows how tumors use the protein VEGF to recruit blood vessels.

Ubiquitin and the Proteasome

This animation shows how proteins in the cell are tagged for disposal by ubiquitin and then degraded by the proteasome.