CRISPR

Last fall,  Dr. Thomas Tubon and I presented a Bio-Link webinar on Genome Engineering with CRISPR-Cas9.  Since my part will be to help our audience understand the basics of this system, I prepared a short tutorial with Molecule World .  Enjoy!

A Quick CRISPR Tutorial

  1. Go to the Digital World Biology CRISPR Structure Collection.
  2. Download the second item in the list, 5F9R, by clicking the link in the Download structure column.
  3. Identify the three components
  4. ... Read more

We've been fans of the Molecule of the Month series by David Goodsell, for many years. Not only is Dr. Goodsell a talented artist but he writes very clear descriptions of the ways molecules like proteins, RNA, and DNA work together and function inside a cell.

To learn about proteins and their activities, I like to go directly to the Molecule of the Month page, where I can find a list of articles organized by molecule type and name.  Many of these articles can also be downloaded in a PDF format.

A really nice of his articles is that he ... Read more