Bring your model and abstract to be impounded (first thing)!
Build selected regions of 1i3o for regionals, 3od8 for state, and 1hsa for nationals.
Answer questions about the structure, function, importance, and history of the modeled protein.
Material kits will be made available for use during this exam.
Molecule of the Month articles on caspases and MHC
Jmol. Be prepared to select a specific amino acid in Jmol and mark it on your model
Teams should also have a general understanding of protein function and structure, and be aware of the types of experiments (X-ray, NMR, cryo-EM) that produce the 3D coordinates in the PDB.