Brands/3d Molecular
SKU: M1.21

Mini-toober with pins for modelling protein folding. Toober 125 x 1.3cm

AU$15.50 ex GST

3D Molecular Design's versatile Modeling Mini Toobers provide hands-on learning experiences in many science disciplines and should be part of your classroom's collection of 3-D science materials.

Biology and chemistry students can use the flexible, foam mini toobers to model DNA or tRNA or create protein structures while following the principles of chemistry. Physics students can investigate sound and other waves. The mini toobers have a soft wire core and are 125cm long. One red and one blue end cap are included with each mini toober. 

The flexible foam mini toobers have a soft wire core and are 125cm long. One red and one blue end cap are included with each mini toober.

Teachers Notes

Click here to download Teachers notes

Student notes

Proteins are large, linear polymers of amino acids that spontaneously fold into complex 3D shapes. Although protein structure appears to be very complex, the chemical properties that determine protein structure are relatively simple. The Protein Folding with 15 Tack and a 4-Foot Mini Toober Activity allows your students to explore how the unique chemical properties of the amino acids determine the final shape of a protein.

  • Classroom Practicals
    • /dyes-for-electrophoresis/
    • /hatching-brine-shrimp-eggs/
    • /algal-ball-photosynthesis/
    • /taste-genetics-food-preferences-and-ptc-tasting/
    • /taste-and-genetics-papillae-density-and-ptc-tasting/
    • /protozoa-exceeding-the-speed-limit/
    • /wisconsin-fast-plants-monohybrid/
    • /bacterial-transformation/
    • /demonstrating-algal-phototaxis/
    • /photosynthesis/
    • /cellular-respiration-and-fermentation/
    • /dead-or-alive/
    • /enzyme-eggsploration/
    • /frog-dissection/
    • /introduction-to-fungi/
    • /looking-at-the-heart/
    • /owl-pellet-food-webs/
    • /enzymes-in-action-quantifying-milk-proteins/
    • /understanding-light-years/
    • /dna-extraction/
    • /enzymes-in-action-catalase/
    • /introduction-to-paramecium/
    • /investigating-antacid-medication/
    • /introduction-to-planaria/
    • /introduction-to-euglena/
    • /enzymes-in-action-lipase/
    • /enzymes-in-action-cellulase/
    • /microbes-all-around-us/
  • Articles
    • /allergens-and-the-lymphatic-system/
    • /exploring-enzyme-function/
    • /exploring-the-green-fluorescent-protein/
    • /fear-and-the-autonomic-nervous-system/
    • /genetic-differences-affecting-taste-and-smell/
    • /hospital-acquired-infections-and-superbugs/
    • /how-snakes-lost-their-legs/
    • /learning-about-owls/
    • /science-of-love-oxytocin-and-other-love-chemicals/
    • /the-genetics-behind-lactose-intolerance/
    • /the-power-of-protozoa/
  • Tips and Techniques
    • /drosophila-types-and-crosses/
    • /antimicrobial-comparison-table/
    • /enzymes-overview/
    • /mastring-s-notes/
    • /microbiology-basics/
    • /midori-green-xtra-dna-stain-notes/
    • /mystery-flow-chart/
    • /owl-pellet-bone-chart/
    • /serial-dilution/
    • /simulate-urine-sample-properties/
    • /pipetting-technique-tips/
    • /5-tips-to-introducing-fruit-flies-into-the-classroom/
    • /10-tips-to-improve-math-skills-for-science/
    • /how-to-teach-scientific-inquiry/
    • /resources-download/
  • MSDS (Safety Data Sheets)
    • /backpack-water-lab-sds/
    • /dissolved-oxygen-kit-sds/
    • /aceto-carmine-0-5-sds/
    • /agarose-powder-sds/
    • /aceto-orcein-1-sds/
    • /glucose-sds/
    • /albumin-powder-sds/
    • /starch-lr-grade-sds/
    • /ammonia-test-kit-sds/
    • /benedicts-solution-sds/
    • /ampicillin-powder-sds/
    • /antimicrobial-discs-sds/
    • /backpack-lab-soil-test-kit-sds/
    • /basic-fuchsin-sds/
    • /bile-salts-powder-sds/
    • /bluestar-luminol-sds/
    • /bromothymol-blue-sds/
    • /bromothymol-blue-0-1-sds/
    • /buffer-capsules-sds/
    • /carbol-fuchsin-sds/
    • /cellulose-powder-sds/
    • /congo-red-sds/
    • /cresol-red-sds/
    • /crystal-violet-sds/
    • /crystal-violet-0-5-sds/
    • /dichlorophenol-indophenol-salt-sds/
    • /dyes-for-electrophoresis-sds/
    • /enzymes-sds/
    • /eosin-y-sds/
    • /eosin-1-sds/
    • /ferro-fluid-sds/
    • /fingerprinting-powder-yellow-sds/
    • /fingerprinting-powder-black-sds/
    • /gibberellic-acid-ar-sds/
    • /glitterbug-potion-sds/
    • /glitterbug-powder-sds/
    • /glucose-1-phosphate-sds/
    • /gram-stain-kit-sds/
    • /horse-blood-sds/
    • /hydrogen-carbonate-indicator-sds/
    • /immersion-oil-sds/
    • /indole-3-acetic-acid-auxin-sds/
    • /iodine-ki-solution-1-5-sds/
    • /iron-test-strips-hach-sds/
    • /kinetin-sds/
    • /lactose-sds/
    • /lambda-dna-bsteii-digest-sds/
    • /lambda-dna-hindiii-digest-sds/
    • /lambda-dna-undigested-sds/
    • /leishmans-stain-sds/
    • /leucine-sds/
    • /loading-dye-sds/
    • /luria-agar-sds/
    • /luria-broth-sds/
    • /magnetic-fingerprinting-powder-sds/
    • /mastrings-sds/
    • /methylene-blue-sds/
    • /methylene-blue-aqueous-1-sds/
    • /midori-green-sds/
    • /murashige-and-skoog-powder-sds/
    • /neutral-red-sds/
    • /ninhydrin-sds/
    • /nipagin-sds/
    • /non-ionic-surfactant-sds/
    • /nutrient-agar-powder-sds/
    • /nutrient-broth-powder-sds/
    • /orcein-sds/
    • /pancreatin-sds/
    • /pepsin-sds/
    • /peptone-powder-sds/
    • /petrifilm-aerobic-count-plates-sds/
    • /petrifilm-e-coli-coliform-sds/
    • /petrifilm-yeast-and-mould-count-plates-sds/
    • /pgreen-sds/
    • /phenol-red-0-1-sds/
    • /phenolphthalein-sds/
    • /phenolphthalein-1-sds/
    • /phosphate-test-kit-sds/
    • /plain-agar-powder-sds/
    • /quick-swab-sds/
    • /rhodamine-b-1-sds/
    • /safranin-o-sds/
    • /safranin-o-1-sds/
    • /simulated-antisera-sds/
    • /simulated-blood-sds/
    • /simulated-urine-with-glucose-sds/
    • /simulated-urine-with-protein-sds/
    • /simulated-urine-high-sds/
    • /simulated-urine-low-sds/
    • /simulated-urine-normal/
    • /sodium-alginate-lr-grade-sds/
    • /sodium-salicylate-sds/
    • /soil-ph-test-kit-manutec-sds/
    • /soil-test-kit-sds/
    • /starch-soluble-ar-grade-sds/
    • /tbe-premixed-buffer-20x-sds/
    • /thymol-blue-sds/
    • /toluidine-blue-sds/
    • /toluidine-blue-0-05-sds/
    • /trypsin-sds/
    • /universal-indicator-solution-sds/
    • /uriscan-sds/
    • /yeast-extract-powder-sds/
  • Living Organism Care
    • /living-organism-care-algae/
    • /living-organism-care-protists/
    • /living-organism-care-daphnia/
    • /living-organism-care-bacteria/
    • /planaria-care-guide/
  • Lab Safety
    • /owl-pellets-safety-in-the-classroom/
  • Product Videos
    • /bacterial-transformation-video/
    • /video/
  • Solution Sheets

Resources