[X-plor] In the mood for some LEGO DNA to celebrate PDB40?

Gerard DVD Kleywegt via x-plor%40net.bio.net (by gerard from xray.bmc.uu.se)
Tue Nov 15 13:48:37 EST 2011


Hi all,

I came across this YouTube clip the other day that is well worth 3 1/2 minutes 
of your time:

         http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dhs1YO5nqXA

It was made by Tommy Christensen and shows how he built a model of DNA out of 
LEGO bricks (of PDB entry 2DAU, to be precise) to celebrate the 40th 
anniversary of the PDB. The clip also has educational value, explaining some 
of the basics of DNA structure and more. And all this to the tunes of my 
favourite big band (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0047030/).

Check it out!

--Gerard

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Gerard J. Kleywegt, PDBe, EMBL-EBI, Hinxton, UK
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