The the myriad of proteins that exist and the different roles they play, there are multiple ways to sort and order proteins. This simple infographic sorts proteins by these main functions: enzymes, structural, signaling, regulatory, transport, sensory, motor, defense, and storage.
Our bodies contains a lot of different proteins, each with their unique roles that are vital to our bodies functioning properly. Some work hard to transport substances, others are important for maintaining properly structure, some help send signals; regardless of their roles they work together in the body. This simple infographic introduces some of the main proteins in the body and the important jobs they have.
There are three main proteins found in blood: hemoglobin, albumin, and globulin. These proteins are responsible for ensuring our bodies function properly; mutations of these proteins can lead to serious diseases.
Allergies are the result of an overreactive immune system that triggers many of the annoying allergy symptoms. Current treatments include medication, allergy shots, and home remedies. Fortunately, gene therapy is a promising potential treatment for allergies. This simple infographic summarizes the causes and treatment of allergies.
There is a lot of controversy and ethical concerns regarding CRISPR. This infographic summarizes the major pros and cons of the CRISPR technology - how it can be used to benefit society and its potentially destructive capability. As with any technology, it used in the right way it can bring a lot of good.