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through biology and medicine
Paper folding activity that explores the structure of an antibody
Atomic structures reveal how the iconic double helix encodes genomic information
Atomic structures of dengue virus are giving new hope for creation of a vaccine
A tiny fluorescent protein from jellyfish has revolutionized cell biology
At the center of HIV, an unusual cone-shaped capsid protects the viral genome and delivers it into infected cells
The capsid protein of papillomavirus is used in vaccines that prevent cervical cancer.
Learn about insulin, a peptide hormone that plays a critical role in our ability to use glucose from the food that we eat
Build 3D paper models of several viruses to explore how quasisymmetry builds capsids with different sizes.
Transfer RNA translates the language of the genome into the language of proteins
Atomic-level structures of Zika virus will help researchers better understand how the virus enters human cells and sets the stage for vaccine discovery and drug development.
PDB-101 helps teachers, students, and the general public explore the 3D world of proteins and nucleic acids. Learning about their diverse shapes and functions helps to understand all aspects of biomedicine and agriculture, from protein synthesis to health and disease to biological energy.
Why PDB-101? Researchers around the globe make these 3D structures freely available at the Protein Data Bank (PDB) archive. PDB-101 builds introductory materials to help beginners get started in the subject ("101", as in an entry level course) as well as resources for extended learning.
RCSB PDB (citation) is managed by two members of the Research Collaboratory for Structural Bioinformatics (RCSB):