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by XXGeneration
September 16th, 2011, 9:15 pm
Forum: 2012 Lab Events
Topic: Protein Modeling C
Replies: 405
Views: 67473

Re: Protein Modeling C

I just noticed something while playing around with the jmol thing on this page: http://cbm.msoe.edu/includes/jmol/SOJmols/2012PreBuild.html At the spot 285, wikipedia and the PDB diagram (http://www.rcsb.org/pdb/101/motm_disscussed_entry.do?id=1pau) say that it should be a cysteine. However, on the...
by XXGeneration
September 13th, 2011, 6:58 pm
Forum: 2012 Lab Events
Topic: Protein Modeling C
Replies: 405
Views: 67473

Re: Protein Modeling C

I just noticed something while playing around with the jmol thing on this page: http://cbm.msoe.edu/includes/jmol/SOJmols/2012PreBuild.html At the spot 285, wikipedia and the PDB diagram (http://www.rcsb.org/pdb/101/motm_disscussed_entry.do?id=1pau) say that it should be a cysteine. However, on the ...
by XXGeneration
September 12th, 2011, 2:13 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon
Replies: 888
Views: 86408

Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

In case anyone wanted the answer to question 9, here it is.
1. Augite
2. Monoclinic
[quote="rocketman1555"]In order to keep this thread alive here is a new question.

What type of rock makes up Mammoth Caves?

What is its chemical composition?[/quote]
by XXGeneration
September 10th, 2011, 6:58 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon
Replies: 888
Views: 86408

Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

If no one answers in the next 24 hours I will most likely give the answer in order to keep this thread from dying :3
by XXGeneration
September 7th, 2011, 6:18 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Rocks and Minerals B/C
Replies: 266
Views: 38023

Re: Rocks and Minerals B/C

rfscoach wrote:
paleonaps wrote:Those with rules: what are they?
Resources: one magnifying glass, one commercially published field guide, one 3-ring binder.
Thank you! It's exactly what I thought it would be, but better safe than sorry :P
by XXGeneration
September 7th, 2011, 5:20 pm
Forum: 2012 Lab Events
Topic: Protein Modeling C
Replies: 405
Views: 67473

Re: Protein Modeling C

How would I begin to study for the written portion of the test?
by XXGeneration
September 7th, 2011, 1:04 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon
Replies: 888
Views: 86408

Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

[img]http://www.irocks.com/db_pics/mdpics/MD-224741a.jpg[/img]
1. What is the mineral? 
2. Name the group that this mineral belongs to.
by XXGeneration
September 6th, 2011, 6:07 pm
Forum: 2012 Lab Events
Topic: Protein Modeling C
Replies: 405
Views: 67473

Re: Protein Modeling C

Hello all, as I am completely new to this event and everything seems so daunting, from the wiki to the test exchange to the threads, does anyone know any good websites or resources to introduce me to protein modeling?
by XXGeneration
September 5th, 2011, 12:09 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon
Replies: 888
Views: 86408

Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

a is correct, b is very close; i think the formal term for it is chatoyancy. "The term Cat's Eye, when used by itself as the name of a gemstone, can only be used to refer to a Cat's Eye Chrysoberyl. Any other stone exhibiting this phenomenon must have the stone's name after the Cat's Eye identifier...
by XXGeneration
September 5th, 2011, 11:58 am
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon
Replies: 888
Views: 86408

Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

a) Identify it. 
Selenite [Gypsum]
What tipped me off was luster and transparency; it's like sort of glossy, but not really... dunno how to explain :P

b) In the last picture, what optical property is illustrated by the band of light which runs across the specimen.
Cat's Eye

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