The Structures of Life

The cover of The Structures of Life booklet.

The Structures of Life is a science education booklet that reveals how structural biology provides insight into health and disease and is useful in developing new medications.

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Preface: Why Structure?

Introduces the topic and the contents of each chapter.

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Chapter 5: Beyond Drug Design

Describes notable structures: actin and myosin, RNA polymerase, bacterial photosynthetic reaction center, and G proteins.

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Glossary

Defines scientific terms used in the booklet.

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The Structures of Life Puzzle

A crossword puzzle covering topics in the booklet.