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This newsletter includes the inaugural "PDB Education Corner"
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written by Prof. Gale Rhodes (University of Southern Maine), who writes
about the use of graphics in introductory biochemistry courses, as well as workshops and other resources as part of his "Molecular Level" outreach program.
PDB ID: 1aewHempstead, P. D., Yewdall, S. J., Fernie, A. R., Lawson, D. M., Artymiuk, P. J., Rice, D. W., Ford, G. C., Harrison, P. M. (1997): Comparison of the three-dimensional structures of recombinant human H and horse L ferritins at high resolution. J. Mol. Biol. 268, p. 424.
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