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Hemoglobin (ROVER) (an advanced activity in 3D)

Interactive, scaffolded model

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Overview and Learning Objectives

This activity allows the user to enter inside hemoglobin, to visit the four hemes, and to experience the attractive forces at work in joined sickle cell molecules.

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Central Concepts

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Additional Related Concepts

Biology

  • Sickle Cell Anemia
  • Transportation

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Benchmarks and Standards

AAAS

  • THE PHYSICAL SETTING: THE STRUCTURE OF MATTER - Atoms often join with one another in various combinations in distinct molecules or in repeating three-dimensional crystal patterns (Full Text of Standard)

  • THE PHYSICAL SETTING: THE STRUCTURE OF MATTER - The configuration of atoms in a molecule determines the molecule's properties (Full Text of Standard)

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Activity Credits

using Molecular Workbench

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Requirements

  • GL4Java
  • Java 1.4+ - Java 1.4+ is available for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X 10.3 and greater.

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These materials are based upon work supported
by the National Science Foundation under grant numbers
9980620, ESI-0242701, EIA-0219345, DUE-0402553, and 0628181.

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