tutorial

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

by Sandra Porter

On pinene and inhibiting enzymes.

People of a certain age may remember a series of really funny commercials featuring Euell Gibbonsand his famous question about whether you've ever eaten a pine tree. "Some parts are edible" said Euell.

Perhaps some parts are, but other pine tree products aren't so nourishing. Read more

Have you ever wondered how to view and annotate molecular structures? At least digital versions?

It's surprisingly easy and lots of fun.

Here's a movie I made that demonstrates how you can use Cn3D, a free structure-viewing program from the NCBI. Luckily, Cn3D behaves almost the same way on both Windows and Mac OS X. ... Read more