Basic Principles of Chemistry that Drive Protein Folding, Part 2

In part 2 of this Jmol tutorial, you can explore five additional proteins to see how stringently the principles of chemistry are applied to these folded proteins.

Which protein would you like to explore?

Beta Globin



Top 7

Potassium Channel


Are the hydrophobic amino acids buried?

Spacefill Protein

Color Hydrophobic Amino Acids Yellow

Color Polar and Charged Amino Acids Red

Slab Protein (To change the slab, hold Ctrl+Shift and drag up and down while holding the left mouse button)

Are the charged amino acids exposed on the surface and paired?

Return to Backbone, Add Charged Sidechains