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CHEM 143: The Chemical Principles of Life II: Proteins

This guide contains resources to help students learn about biochemistry and to complete class projects.

What is a protein?

Find and visualize proteins

How enzymes work

Find background information about proteins

"Molecular Happening" video of 1971 - Stanford students dancing out central dogma

Protein synthesis : an epic on the cellular level
Paul Berg introduces this "molecular happening" with students from Stanford University in 1971.  A choreographic interpretation of an important biochemical process, this movie brings the dynamic chemical interactions to life by representing protein synthesis as a molecular dance.