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Publishing in Proteopedia: The Guide

  • Jaime Prilusky
  • Wayne Decatur
  • Eric Martz
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series A: Chemistry and Biology book series (NAPSA)

Abstract

Proteopedia (http://proteopedia.org) is an interactive web resource with 3D rotating models that react and change following user interaction. The main goals of Proteopedia are to collect, organize and disseminate structural and functional knowledge about protein, RNA, DNA, and other macromolecules, and their assemblies and interactions with small molecules, in a manner that is relevant and broadly accessible to students and scientists. This Guide provides instructions for the potential author of pages in Proteopedia, and for educators and teachers in incorporating Proteopedia when teaching proteins, and protein-functions. Of course you can use Proteopedia as a reference resource without authoring content.

Keywords

Teaching protein structure function Molecular biology Computer aided instruction 3D protein models Interactive media Education Wiki Online Tutorial Molecular visualization Jmol 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Bioinformatics UnitWeizmann Institute of ScienceRehovotIsrael
  2. 2.Department of Molecular, Cellular and Biomedical SciencesUniversity of New HampshireDurhamUSA
  3. 3.University of MassachusettsAmherstUSA

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