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Raymond Mitchel Africa

Investigating the diversity of proteins in membranes

Grades: 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 9th Grade
Subjects: Science

Student Instructions

Cell membranes contain many different proteins and perform a wide variety of functions. 1. Search the PDB Molecule of the Month website (https://pdb101.rcsb.org/) for images of these membrane proteins: - sodium-potassium pump - acetylcholine receptor - cadherin - mechanosensitive channel 2. Put the images on the graphic organizer provided by inserting the image photo 3. Answer this question by adding a recording mic to your submission. "How does the structure of each protein help it to perform its function in the membrane?"