Author Archives: Claire
So the “class” for my protein is mainly alpha (this is all according to the PDB). The architecture type is considered up-down bundles. Additionally, I believe at one time I mentioned that I had gone to a craft store and … Continue reading
I changed my protein. This is an important compound in vipoxin, which is the lethal neurotoxin found in the venomous viper species. This part of the venom is the toxic phospholipase inhibitor.
I really like the symmetry of this protein. I also like how it kind of looks like a clock from this orientation. I’m very interested in trying to find a protein in which the function can be easily seen or … Continue reading
I took a look at fibrin, which is necessary for blood clotting. I also looked at ATP synthase. I was excited to see it looked like the simplified version in my biology book! Very neat.