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Biochemistry Students Interact with 3D Models of Proteins

April 5, 2019

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Students in Catawba College’s Biochemistry course with Professor of Biology Dr. Steve Coggin are studying the three dimensional architecture of proteins.  In addition to images in books and on the internet, these students are able to interact with models of proteins they produced with a 3D printer.  First, they selected a protein from the RCSB Protein Data Bank.  This online database has information on over 40,000 different proteins including their molecular structure. 

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Photos courtesy of Dr. Steve Coggin