Capsaicin & TRPV1

Now that we’ve looked at the skeletal structures and characteristics of organic molecules and also gotten acquainted with macromolecules, it’s time to put them together in this example. Continue reading


For 10/2: Protein Folding

To prepare for class on October 2nd, listen to the following news story, and try to picture what’s being described and connect it the description of protein structure in chapter 3 of Biology.

If They Want To Make Anything, Proteins Must Know How To Fold” from All Things Considered

Then watch the video below for a visual explanation of protein structure.
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