Using Snake Venom to Teach Protein Folding!!!

snake venom protein

I just found this article and CAN’T WAIT to try it out in the classroom. They’ve basically found the 3D protein structure of an enzyme in the South American snake’s venom, and are using this to teach the 4 levels of protein structure!!! Click here to read more.

How’s that for kickin’ it up a notch? 🙂

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