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This site provides information about cell components (such as cell wall, cell membrane, nucleus, endoplasmic reticulum,... see more

This web site is great if you're a student studying or a teacher preparing your lectures or discussions. This site offers... see more

Animations covering DNA science concepts.

This micrograph animation depicts a biofilm of bacteria collected from a rock surface in Yellowstone hot springs. 

In this animation, the process of sonication is examined to show how cells are separated by high-frequency sound waves.... see more

In this animation, cellular respiration is discussed. The Big Picture tab focuses on the main stages that occur during... see more

Video of receptor mediated endocytosis  

This animation explores how certain bacteria form a protective spore coat and what conditions lead to this formation. 

Only the influenza Type-A virus is capable of what is known as antigenic shift. The current flu in circulation is an... see more

AIDS is caused by HIV, the human immunodeficiency virus. This animation provides information as to where the virus... see more

THis animation discusses the various host defenses to foreign invaders and also shows what makes up the immune system. 

This animation follows the progression of antibiotic resistance. As mutations happen, they are passed to the next... see more

This site provides a summary video of how the infectious agent prion (proteinaceous infectious particle) arises and how... see more

This narrated animation describes how Influenza A is transmitted from person to person, what it is composed of, and how... see more

Conventionally antibiotics were revealed by screening. This animation will concentrate on this method and how natural... see more

HIV destroys cells within the immune system, causing the body to be susceptible to a multitude of diseases and... see more

How Respiratory Syncytial Virus could penetrate  and infect the respiratory tract.

This web resource presents an organized directory of cell and molecular animations, as well as a collection of original... see more

The Russian bacteriologist Sergei Winogradsky invented the Winogradsky column, which recreates the microbial community... see more

This animation provides an example of the various drug therapies available for the treatment of HIV. A combination of... see more

Cells possess a variety of membrane proteins to carry solutes across the membrane. In this animation, the various... see more

This is a video series on microbiology by the Annenberg Foundation that provides a good introduction and overview for... see more

The Golgi apparatus is responsible for modifying and transporting proteins to various other organelles. This animation... see more