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Molecular Genetics Explorer

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With the Genetics Tool, you can:

  • Cross two organisms
  • Self-cross one organism
  • Create mutant versions of one organism

With the Biochemistry Tool, you can:

  • Look at the structures and colors of the pigment proteins found in one organism
  • Design proteins and observe their shapes and colors
  • Compare the amino acid sequences of different pigment proteins

With the Molecular Biology Tool, you can:

  • Look at the DNA, mRNA and protein sequences of pigment protein genes
  • Design genes and observe the colors of the resulting proteins by editing the top DNA strand
  • Compare the DNA sequences of different pigment protein genes
  • Create new organisms by specifying their DNA sequences


The link to download the actual software is near the bottom of the the Molecular Genetics web site. You can choose an OSX version or a Windows version.