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In this activity students design proteins that will perform several fairly simple functions, e.g., trap and carry an ion. They experiment with code for DNA that will translate into proteins with particular characteristics.
Students will be able to:
is a solution for p. 4
A solution for p. 5 is
A protein's structure enables it to perform particular functions.
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