Python for the Life Sciences – A Gentle Introduction

Summary This book will be used to learn Python in workshop settings. For Biologists, Life Scientists There are many books, even free books, with the objective to teach Python or other programming languages. I previously …

Visual introduction to CryoEM

Cryo-Electron Microscopy Cryogenic electron microscopy (cryo-EM) is a cryomicroscopy technique applied on samples cooled to cryogenic temperatures (i.e. very cold!.) For biological specimens, the structure is preserved by embedding in an environment of vitreous ice. …

AlphaFold – How to interpret structures

3D Protein structure prediction (4) This YouTube video from the European Bioinformatics Institute – EMBL-EBI webinar was recorded on 08 September 2021 This webinar will introduce AlphaFold system for prediction and interpretation of protein structures. …

Computing residues per turn in an alpha helix

Single mutation to be modeled I recently had an interesting challenge, that of creating a molecular model of a protein expressed from a gene with a newly identified single amino acid mutation. I (wrongly) assumed …

The Fundamentals of Biochemistry: Interactive Tutorials

The Fundamentals of Biochemistry: Interactive Tutorials from Colorado State University was created by Dr. David Fahrney and edited by Ben Robinson. The 10th edition contains 10 interactive tutorials of the planned 16 chapters. Link: https://bc401.bmb.colostate.edu/ …