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StarBiochem is an application that displays molecules from the Protein Data Bank ( It allows users to explore fundamental biological research concepts, select parts of the molecule and control how the selected parts are displayed. This is a java app designed to take the place of the old RasMol type programs and is hosted by MIT.
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Java Applet
Date Added to MERLOT: November 25, 2008
Date Modified in MERLOT: November 25, 2008
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Submitter: Jeff Bell
Keywords: alpha-helices, amino acids, Proteins, hydrophilic, 3-D structure, Hydrophobic, secondary structure, tertiary structure, quaternary structure, beta-sheets


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Primary Audience: College Lower Division, College Upper Division, Graduate School
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: unsure


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