RNA Interactive Video Animations
 

RNA Animations

 

 

 

RNA Diversity

RNA is an information molecule that can also function as an enzyme. Learn about the many different forms that RNA can take. Also featured on the recently released HHMI DVD, The Double Life of RNA, available free from HHMI. Order DVDs here.

 

RNA Folding (Howard Hughes Medical Institute)

Since RNA is single-stranded, it can fold upon itself and form structures that are protein-like in both appearance and functionality.

 

RNA Interference

RNA interference is an exciting new research tool for shutting down genes. It could also yield new medical treatments. Learn how RNA interference was discovered and how it works. Also featured on the recently released HHMI DVD, The Double Life of RNA, available free from HHMI. Order DVDs here.

 

Telomeres Revisited

This mini-lesson covers the research on telomeres that has happened since the 1995 Holiday Lectures. Also featured on the recently released HHMI DVD, The Double Life of RNA, available free from HHMI. Order DVDs here.

 

The Synthesis of Proteins - Translation

Ribozymes

RNA Animations