From DNA to Protein Structure and Function

Catalog #STO-106

Create a protein model.

Time To Complete Time to complete: Two 40-minute class periods + homework

What do genes do? Model how the coded information in genes results in proteins that perform specific functions in the body.

  • Transcribe the DNA code to make a messenger RNA code.
  • Translate the RNA code to make a sequence of amino acids in a protein.
  • Create a bead and chenille stem model of the protein.
  • Follow the rules of chemistry to fold your protein into its 3D shape.
  • Explore how protein shapes affect proteins function in your body

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Quantity Price
1 - 9$8.65 ea.
10 - 24$8.22 ea.
25 - 1000$7.79 ea.

Each assembled kit contains:

  • Student instructions
  • 19 inch chenille stem
  • Universal Genetic Code Chart
  • Beads – red, blue, white, and yellow
  • From DNA to Protein Record Sheet

Also required: Red, blue, and yellow colored pencils, markers, or crayons (optional)

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From DNA to Protein Structure and Function – Pack of 10 Unassembled Kits

Catalog # STO-106U

Unassembled packs contain materials for 10 kits.

  • All supplies, lab materials, and printed labels
  • Student instructions copy master
  • Easy to follow instructions for kit assembly
Quantity Price
1 - 9$41.10 ea.
10 - 1000$39.04 ea.

From DNA to Protein Structure and Function – 10 Kit Refill Pack

Catalog # STO-106R

Refill packs contain materials to replace consumable supplies for 10 kits.

Quantity Price
1 - 9$19.47 ea.
10 - 1000$18.49 ea.

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