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Data PointDr. Brian Druker and colleagues monitored white blood cell counts in six patients with chronic myeloid leukemia treated with the drug, STI571, which blocks the activity of the cancer-causing tyrosine kinase BCR-ABL.
ActivityA hands-on activity in which students construct models of sickle-cell hemoglobin fibers inside red blood cells to illustrate how changes in the structure of a protein can affect cell shape. Students are then asked to relate these changes to disease symptoms. Also available in Spanish.
ActivityAn activity in which students analyze amino acid data and draw conclusions about the evolution of coat color phenotypes in different rock pocket mouse populations.
ActivityAn advanced lesson that requires students to analyze partial DNA sequences of the Mc1r gene and identify the effects of mutations on the MC1R protein pathway.
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