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So basically, ferritin is composed of mostly alpha helices (4 lonand 1 short) with beta strands connecting them. Like we talked about the other day, some of the beta strands wrap around (because the helices go in the same direction … Continue reading
This is the molecule that I have chosen to represent for my final project. This is a ferritin molecule that is important in oxygen binding in hemoglobin. The molecule is made up of 24 identical protein subunits (pictured above).
I liked how this protein seemed symmetrical over the diagonal line that can be seen in the middle of the molecule. The diagonal space draws the attention to the center, just like the bright ions did in the membrane protein … Continue reading
Hey Guys, I’m having trouble uploading my molecule picture. When I try to upload it to the blog, I get a message about my image not being supported by blog security. Can anyone help me out? Thanks!
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