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Learning Exercise: Superimpose aligned protein sequences onto a structure

Title:
Superimpose aligned protein sequences onto a structure
Material:
Description:
Students use Biology Workbench and Protein Explorer to align either orthologous or paralogous sequences and then superimpose these onto a 3D structure of one member of the protein family.
Course: Bioinformatics, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry

Info

Submitted by:
Scott Cooper
Date Last Modified:
June 24, 2003

Exercise

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Categories

Audience

  • College Upper Division

Topics

Bioinformatics
Protein Structure
Evolution

Requirements

Understanding of biochemistry and molecular biology

Learning Objectives

For students to explore the sequence similarities in orthologs and paralogs

Type of Task

  • Student-centered
  • Unsupervised

Technical Notes

Requires Chimes plug-in to run protein explorer