For Sept. 24th: Proteins

Protein_foldingPlease listen to this NPR news story about protein folding to get better acquainted with protein structure & function.

You might find it helpful to review chapter 3 of Biology and to take a look over the slides on biological macromolecules from previous semesters. Try to familiarize yourself with denaturation, chaperone proteins and enzymes.

Also, here’s a protein structure video that may help you visualize how proteins fold.

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