The ABCs of DNA

 

Explore the science behind the key concepts of DNA through animations, videos and questions in this interactive module.

http://www.dnaftb.org/4/index.html

For more resources from the DNA Learning Center, please visit their website: http://www.dnaftb.org/

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Other related resources:

Interactive learning module on DNA from Annenberg Learner: https://www.learner.org/interactives/dna/index.html

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Apoptosis & Signal Transduction

 

This 3D-animation, created by Drew Berry, explores the Fas signal transduction pathway that induces apoptosis (programmed cell death).

https://www.youtube.com/v/DR80Huxp4y8?version=3

For more resources from The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, please visit their website at:

http://www.wehi.edu.au/education/wehitv/apoptosis_and_signal_transduction/

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Clathrin cages & endocytosis

(This one’s for you, Pranav… Thanks for the tip! – Anne) 

This 3D-animation focuses on the role of clathrin cage assembly and disassembly during endocytosis.

http://player.vimeo.com/video/63913620?title=0&byline=0&portrait=0

This animation was created by Janet Iwasa (University of Utah) in collaboration with Tomas Kirchhausen (Harvard Medical School).

For more animations and resources from Janet Iwasa, please visit her website at: http://onemicron.com/

Clathrin cages & endocytosis

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Antigen presentation and cytotoxic T lymphocytes

 

This narrated animation from the HHMI shows how a cell infected by a virus signals cytotoxic T lymphocytes to kill the cell before the virus replicates and spreads.

http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/antigen-presentation-and-ctl

To view more resources from HHMI’s BioInteractive website, please visit: http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive

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Protein Synthesis Animation

 

This animation from Wiley shows how cellular proteins are built from the encoded instructions within DNA.

http://www.wiley.com/college/boyer/0470003790/animations/translation/translation.htm

Protein_Synthesis_Wiley_graphic

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Microbe Evolution and Classification

 

This flash animation from Harvard University’s Life Sciences Outreach Program illustrates how microbes have evolved and how we classify them.

http://outreach.mcb.harvard.edu/animations/microbial14.swf

To visit the Life Sciences Outreach Program website, please go to: http://outreach.mcb.harvard.edu/animations.htm

Microbe_Evolution_Classification_graphic

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Cell-Mediated Response Animation

 

This flash animation from Harvard University’s Life Sciences Outreach Program takes an inside look at a cell-mediated response.

http://outreach.mcb.harvard.edu/animations/cellmediated.swf

To visit the Life Sciences Outreach Program website, please go to: http://outreach.mcb.harvard.edu/animations.htm

cellmediatedresponse_graphic

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Biochemistry Animations

 

This resource from Wiley features interactive biochemistry animations, including catalysis, PCR and photosynthesis.

http://www.wiley.com/college/boyer/0470003790/animations/animations.htm

Wiley_Biochemistry_Animations_graphic

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