PROTEIN FOLDING MODEL “SNACK” APPROACH. Gary Benz and Claudia Winkler. WHAT IS A “SNACK”?. The term “Snack” is used at the Exploratorium in San Francisco (www.exploratorium.org)
Gary Benz and Claudia Winkler
* Styrofoam balls can be used as a less durable
This model shows the student how folding forms.
The magnets represent parts of an amino acid that has electrical charge. The charges are attached to an amino acid with opposite electrical charge.
This bonding is responsible for the folding of the protein.