Animations

The HA Protein Infection Process -Describes the pH-induced conformational change in the influenza virus hemagglutinin protein leading to viral infection.

Principles of Chemistry that Drive Protein Folding - Discusses the principles of chemistry involved in protein folding; reinforces the concepts developed in the Amino Acid Starter Kit©.
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Insulin - role of insulin in storing sugar in cells, and the mechanism by which this process occurs

Scale Animation - relative size of proton, neutron, atom up to hemoglobin molecule

Sickle Cell Anemia