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Hemoglobin Molecular Structure

Hemoglobin Molecular Structure

Interactive 3D molecular visualization with immediate-feedback quiz. Following an Introduction to Molecular Visualization (elsewhere), there are six chapters with a total of 44 rotatable views of hemoglobin molecular structure. Suitable for illustrating a lecture, or for students to use. Text visible in a lecture describes main points of each view. Details that a lecturer may wish to know about when preparing are hidden until requested. Introduction to Molecular Visualization (elsewhere) describes atomic representations, slabbing, simplified schematic representations for protein backbone traces, ribbons, disulfide bonds, and color schemes for macromolecules. Hemoglobin and Heme: The (αβ)2 four-chain protein molecule. Heme with iron that binds histidine and molecular oxygen. Hemoglobin... Show More
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Eric Martz
Eric Martz (Faculty)
2 days ago
This hemoglobin tutorial was updated Sept. 22, 2018: Questions are now posed within each chapter to help students assess their understanding. Answers are available online. There is also a new immediate-feedback practice quiz. A few additional molecular views were added, see http://hemoglobin.molviz.org/versions.htm