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Description

Proteins are organic compounds made of amino acids arranged in a linear chain and folded into a globular form. The amino acids in a polymer are joined together by the peptide bonds between the carboxyl and amino groups of adjacent amino acid residues. The sequence of amino acids in a protein is defined by the sequence of a gene, which is encoded in the genetic code.

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Teaching Materials (1-3 of 3)

  1. Computational Nanoscience, Lecture 27: Simulating Water and Examples in Computational Biology

    16 May 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Elif Ertekin, Jeffrey C Grossman

    In this lecture, we describe the challenges in simulating water and introduce both explicit and implicit approaches. We also briefly describe protein structure, the Levinthal paradox, and simulations of proteins and protein structure using First Principles approaches and Monte Carlo...

  2. DNA to Protein Overview Learning Module

    25 Aug 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module provides information needed to understand how the digitally encoded information in DNA is translated into a functional protein that can be used for biomedical applications.  Activities delve deeper into protein structure and function as well as gene transcription.

  3. DNA to Protein Overview Learning Module - Instructor Guides

    25 Aug 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module provides information needed to understand how the digitally encoded information in DNA is translated into a functional protein that can be used for biomedical applications.  Activities delve deeper into protein structure and function as well as gene transcription.