This image shows part of the capsid from Tobacco Mosaic Virus viewed in different modes with Molecule World. This part of the capsid is also called the lockwasher and the structure was determined by electron microscopy.
Cytochrome C oxidase is a mitochondrial membrane protein that plays a crucial role in cellular respiration. One of the many subunits of this protein is also important because it's used in DNA barcoding. Can you identify the membrane spanning region?
These two models show the QacR repressor from Staphylococcus aureus bound to the major groove of double-stranded DNA. On the left, this protein-DNA complex is colored by element and on the right, by molecule, thus demonstrating how coloring options can make features easier to see. This structure is included in the Molecule World DNA Binding Lab.
This model shows a large ribosomal subunit colored by charge. The RNA molecules are shown in red and the protein residues are red, grey, and blue. I'm impressed by how much of this structure is RNA. Learn more about ribosomal RNA in our blog post, Molecule World combines art, science, and the joy of discovery
Antibodies bound to glycoproteins from Ebola virus
This model shows antibodies from a human survivor bound to glycoproteins from Ebola virus. Learn more about antibodies to Ebola virus in our blog post, On antiserum and Ebola virus.
An antibody bound to influenza hemagglutinin
This model shows the antigen-binding portion of an antibody bound to the hemagglutinin protein from influenza A. This is one of the many structures available in Molecule World.
Spider silk dragline protein
This model of spider silk protein Adf-3 is colored by charge. Learn more about spider silk and find out if Spiderman could stop a speeding train in Along came a spider.
Orange G is a commonly used dye in molecular biology.
Bromophenol blue commonly used in electrophoresis to mark the position of DNA in an agarose gel.
Xylene cyanol is commonly used in electrophoresis to help estimate the position of DNA fragments agarose gels.