Exploring Hydrophobic Core

Explore the structure of various proteins and see how the nonpolar amino acids form the core of many protein structures.

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Select different proteins and choose which parts of the protein molecule to highlight. Click and drag the molecule to rotate it. Observe where the polar and nonpolar parts of the protein end up and how they influence the overall structure of the larger protein molecule.
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<a href="Array">The Concord Consortium. Exploring Hydrophobic Core. Concord: The Concord Consortium, 2016, November 22.</a>

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Exploring Hydrophobic Core (The Concord Consortium, Concord, 2016, November 22), WWW Document, (https://concord.org/Array).

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Exploring Hydrophobic Core (The Concord Consortium, Concord, 2016, November 22), WWW Document, (https://concord.org/Array).

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Exploring Hydrophobic Core. (2016, November 22). Retrieved 2017, February 28, from The Concord Consortium: https://concord.org/Array

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This activity runs entirely in a Web browser. Preferred browsers are: Google Chrome (versions 30 and above), Safari (versions 7 and above), Firefox (version 30 and above), Internet Explorer (version 10 or higher), and Microsoft's Edge.

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This resource is a part of the Concord Consortium's Interactions project.

Grade Level
High School
Subject
Biology, Chemistry
Focus Area
Modeling and Simulation
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