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A Play-Doh version of a <b>polypeptide</b> <b>chain</b> that will ultimately result in a ...
Published: 01 March 2013
Figure 3. A Play-Doh version of a polypeptide chain that will ultimately result in a type I membrane protein. The N terminal and C terminal regions of the polypeptide chain and the signal sequences are indicated. Figure 3. A Play-Doh version of a polypeptide chain that will ultimately result Figure 3. A Play-Doh version of a polypeptide chain that will ultimately result in a type I membrane protein. The N terminal and C terminal regions of the polypeptide chain and the signal sequences are indicated. Figure 3. A Play-Doh version of a polypeptide chain that will ultimately result More
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A Play-Doh version of a <b>polypeptide</b> <b>chain</b> that will ultimately result in a ...
Published: 01 March 2013
Figure 5. A Play-Doh version of a polypeptide chain that will ultimately result in a type II membrane protein. The N terminal and C terminal regions of the polypeptide chain and the signal sequence are indicated. Figure 5. A Play-Doh version of a polypeptide chain that will ultimately result Figure 5. A Play-Doh version of a polypeptide chain that will ultimately result in a type II membrane protein. The N terminal and C terminal regions of the polypeptide chain and the signal sequence are indicated. Figure 5. A Play-Doh version of a polypeptide chain that will ultimately result More
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A Play-Doh version of a <b>polypeptide</b> <b>chain</b> that will ultimately result in a ...
Published: 01 March 2013
Figure 1. A Play-Doh version of a polypeptide chain that will ultimately result in a mature secreted protein. The N terminal and C terminal regions of the protein and the signal sequence are indicated. Figure 1. A Play-Doh version of a polypeptide chain that will ultimately result in a mature Figure 1. A Play-Doh version of a polypeptide chain that will ultimately result in a mature secreted protein. The N terminal and C terminal regions of the protein and the signal sequence are indicated. Figure 1. A Play-Doh version of a polypeptide chain that will ultimately result in a mature More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 744262–265 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.4.10
Published: 01 April 2012
...Dacey Dunlap; Patricia Patrick During this activity, by making beaded bracelets that represent the steps of translation, students simulate the creation of an amino acid chain. They are given an mRNA sequence that they translate into a corresponding polypeptide chain (beads). This activity focuses...
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Three-dimensional structure of biotin bound to an avidin subunit ( Livnah e...
Published: 01 November 2017
Figure 1. Three-dimensional structure of biotin bound to an avidin subunit ( Livnah et al., 1993b ; Protein Data Base accession 2AVI). The avidin is rendered in a format that traces only the main backbone of the polypeptide chain. The biotin is rendered in space-filling format. Figure 1. Three Figure 1. Three-dimensional structure of biotin bound to an avidin subunit ( Livnah et al., 1993b ; Protein Data Base accession 2AVI). The avidin is rendered in a format that traces only the main backbone of the polypeptide chain. The biotin is rendered in space-filling format. Figure 1. Three More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 805379–384 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.5.379
Published: 01 May 2018
... do not directly dictate the protein structure, but indirectly through determining its amino acid sequence that in turn dictates the higher order structure. Protein folding is wholly determined by the amino acid sequence of the polypeptide chain itself. Protein is folded into a specific...
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Simulation of the translation and translocation of a type II membrane prote...
Published: 01 March 2013
Figure 6. Simulation of the translation and translocation of a type II membrane protein. (A) N-terminal region of the polypeptide chain remains in the cytosol. (B) Signal sequence appears from the ribosome (hand). (C) Translated polypeptide chain is translocated through ER membrane. (D Figure 6. Simulation of the translation and translocation of a type II membrane protein. (A) N-terminal region of the polypeptide chain remains in the cytosol. (B) Signal sequence appears from the ribosome (hand). (C) Translated polypeptide chain is translocated through ER membrane. (D More
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Simulation of the translation and translocation of a secreted protein. (A) ...
Published: 01 March 2013
Figure 2. Simulation of the translation and translocation of a secreted protein. (A) Signal sequence appears from the ribosome (hand). (B) Translated polypeptide chain is translocated through ER membrane. (C) Translation and translocation continue. (D) Translation and translocation have finished Figure 2. Simulation of the translation and translocation of a secreted protein. (A) Signal sequence appears from the ribosome (hand). (B) Translated polypeptide chain is translocated through ER membrane. (C) Translation and translocation continue. (D) Translation and translocation have finished More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 80121–28 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.1.21
Published: 01 January 2018
..., or any combination of these. It is important to make sure students remember that this is a creative process, and there is no right or wrong algorithm as long as the steps make sense and result in the correct product, which, in this case, is a polypeptide chain. After the groups finish...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 799746–752 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.9.746
Published: 01 November 2017
...Figure 1. Three-dimensional structure of biotin bound to an avidin subunit ( Livnah et al., 1993b ; Protein Data Base accession 2AVI). The avidin is rendered in a format that traces only the main backbone of the polypeptide chain. The biotin is rendered in space-filling format. Figure 1. Three...
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Simulation of the translation and translocation of a type I membrane protei...
Published: 01 March 2013
Figure 4. Simulation of the translation and translocation of a type I membrane protein. (A) Signal sequence appears from the ribosome (hand). (B) Translated polypeptide chain is translocated through ER membrane. (C) Translocation halts as second signal sequence enters ER membrane. (D Figure 4. Simulation of the translation and translocation of a type I membrane protein. (A) Signal sequence appears from the ribosome (hand). (B) Translated polypeptide chain is translocated through ER membrane. (C) Translocation halts as second signal sequence enters ER membrane. (D More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 794257–271 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.4.257
Published: 01 April 2017
... potential utility with any protein-related topic, including: enzyme catalysis; genetic disorders; molecular evolution; allele, nucleotide, and polypeptide sequence-structure comparisons; cell signaling and communication; protein misfolding diseases (e.g., Alzheimer-related fibrillar β-amyloid proteins...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 753211–213 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.3.10
Published: 01 March 2013
...Figure 3. A Play-Doh version of a polypeptide chain that will ultimately result in a type I membrane protein. The N terminal and C terminal regions of the polypeptide chain and the signal sequences are indicated. Figure 3. A Play-Doh version of a polypeptide chain that will ultimately result...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 783254–256 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.3.254
Published: 01 March 2016
... matches the next codon occupies the A site. Once again, the growing strand of balloons is tied to the balloon at the A site and all the players shift positions. After five codons, the mRNA ribbon has a STOP codon. The students disassemble and the polypeptide chain of helium balloons is released. Not all...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 78179–80 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.1.79
Published: 01 January 2016
... formed from a gene during transcription is edited; sections known as introns are removed and the remaining exons are spliced together by structures called “spliceosomes.” Those exons will then be used by ribosomes as directions for assembling chains of amino acids according to the genetic code. Biology...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 748581–582 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.8.9
Published: 01 October 2012
... or handle domains observed in all the proteins developed by the class. Protein domain: Region of a protein or polypeptide chain identified by the folding properties, compact structure, evolutionary origin, and/or function. Quaternary protein structure: Several protein molecules organized...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 749667–671 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.9.14
Published: 01 November 2012
...).......................4:256-H, 8:565-I Polypeptide chain.......................4:262-H Recessiveness.......................5:341-Q STEM.......................1:26-A, 6:374-F, 7:485-I Stream monitoring.......................3:191-Q Student-centered inquiry.......................7:445-A Sudden oak...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 737418 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.7.9
Published: 01 September 2011
... template sequence : 5'AGTACG TATA TCATCTCCAACAATC ATGGTCAAT GTTAGTGAT GTC AAGCAT 3' Pre-mRNA : 5' AUGCUU CAG AUCACUAAC AUUGACCAU GAUUGUUGGAGAUGA 3' The students have two assignments: (1) Create a string of words (the polypeptide chain) using the mRNA strand given. (2) Form the string of words...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2010; 729564–566 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2010.72.9.8
Published: 01 November 2010
... on character roles of DNA and RNA while acting out complementary base pairing, splicing of introns and joining of exons, matching of mRNA codons to the corresponding amino acids, and assembly of amino acids on a growing polypeptide chain. At the end, the students were given a short quiz to assess...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2010; 726334–336 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2010.72.6.3
Published: 01 August 2010
... polypeptide chain consisting of only one type of amino acid (i.e., phenylalanine) was produced (observed test result). Therefore support had been found for the basic theory (conclusion). Of course, additional questions remained. Is the code a triplet code? Is it non-overlapping? Is it degenerate...