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MERLOT II


    

Learning Exercise


Material: Protein Explorer
Submitted by: Scott Cooper on Jun 24, 2003
Date Last Modified: Jun 24, 2003
Title: Superimpose aligned protein sequences onto a structure
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.
Type of Task: Student-centered, Unsupervised
Time Required 2-3 hours
Topics: Bioinformatics
Protein Structure
Evolution
Course: Bioinformatics, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry
Audience: College Upper Division
Categories:
Prerequisites Skills: Understanding of biochemistry and molecular biology
Learning Objectives: For students to explore the sequence similarities in orthologs and paralogs
Technical Notes: Requires Chimes plug-in to run protein explorer
Text of Learning Exercise: See link for text.
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