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MRI reconstruction, trial exhibits, medical malpractice, biologic animation

Trial Room Exhibits

Trial Room Exhibits Occasionally, attorneys will contact me and request media to be used in trials or witness depositions. Attorneys understand that medical procedures and personal injuries are difficult to explain verbally. Testimony relies on verbal explanations of things that require knowledge that most jurors simply don’t have. They often request 3D animations to simplify how trauma […]

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3D print of Tresiba Insulin Hexomer

Tresiba Insulin Hexomer

This is a model of the pharmaceutical drug Tresiba, insulin degludec, in its stable macro-molecule hexamer form. Tresiba is a fascinating drug, engineered to create long, marcro-molecular filaments that get stored in fat. Attached to each hexamer are 6 hydrocarbon chains (blue-cyan sticks). They act like tails reaching out to a neighbor hexamer to bind. […]

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3D Print of Novolog Insulin Hexomer

Novolog Insulin Hexomer

This is a model of the pharmaceutical drug Novolog, insulin aspart, in its stable macro-molecule hexamer form. It is colored by the protein’s bFactor, or atomic temperature. Chains A and C are stained yellow, and Chains B and D are stained dark orange-red. The core of the macromolecule shows the stable, cool binding region of each monomer, an […]

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3D Print of Human Insulin Hexomer

Human Insulin Hexamer

This is a model of human insulin in its stable macro-molecule hexamer form. It is colored by the protein’s bFactor or atomic temperature. Chains A and C are stained yellow, and Chains B and D are stained lite orange. The core of the macromolecule shows the stable, cool binding region of each monomer, an important characteristic […]

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3D Print of CRISPR Cas9

CRISPR Cas9 bound to Guide RNA and Target DNA

CRISPR Cas9 printed in full-color sandstone colored purple according to the protein’s bFactor, it’s propensity for movement. RNA is colored red, DNA colored Yellow and Green. Protein Descrption “The RNA-guided DNA endonuclease CRISPR Cas9 cleaves double-stranded DNA targets with a protospacer adjacent motif (PAM) and complementarity to the guide RNA. Recently, we harnessed Staphylococcus aureus […]

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Pembrolizumab, PD1, Keytruda, Biologic Models

Pembrolizumab bound to PD1

3D print of Pembrolizumab (KEYTRUDA) bound to PD-1. Model available in multiple materials and sizes. “Pembrolizumab (formerly MK-3475and lambrolizumab, trade name Keytruda)[1] is a humanized antibodyused in cancer immunotherapy. It destroys a protective mechanism on cancer cells, and allows the immune system to destroy those cancer cells. It targets the programmed cell death 1(PD-1) receptor. The drug was initially used in treating metastatic melanoma.” Protein […]

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CRISPR Cpf1, Biologic Models,

CRISPR Cpf1 bound to Guide RNA and Target DNA

Model Description This is a volumetric reconstruction of genome editing system, CRISPR Cpf1. It can be 3D printed in a variety of materials and sizes. Protein Description “Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats from Prevotella and Francisella CRISPR/Cpf1 is a DNA-editing technology analogous to the CRISPR Cas9 system, characterized in 2015 by Feng Zhang‘s group from the Broad Institute and MIT. […]

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Inactive EGFR Tyrosine Kinase

This is a 3D print of X-ray crystallography dataset 4HJO, the Crystal Structure of the Inactive EGFR Tyrosine Kinase Domain with Erlotinib. 4TRP Protein Description “Erlotinib and gefitinib, tyrosine kinase inhibitors used to block EGFR (epidermal growth factor receptor) signalling in cancer, are thought to bind only the active conformation of the EGFR-TKD (tyrosine kinase domain). Through […]

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