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gluconeogenesis origami organelle


Origami Organelles
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Show how our cell's make glucose when they need it!

Gluconeogenesis is an important biochemical pathway that helps maintain a constant glucose supply for our cells. Students make colourful models of the 11 enzymes that carry out gluconeogenesis. They use these to look at what happens at each step in the creation of glucose from pyruvate.

Covers all of the steps of gluconeogenesis clearly whilst giving students an insight into protein structure.

Interesting to compare and contrast with our model of glycolysis.

What are Origami Organelles?

Includes full colour Powerpoint class presentation!

Takes about 30 minutes. Dimensions: enzymes 7cm/3in x 6cm/2.5in.

Download includes: instructions, colour & mono model templates, and Powerpoint file.

All you need: paper, scissor and tape.

Origami Organelles are downloadable paper models that you print and make as many time as you like! When you purchase a model, you are licensed for unlimited use on a single site or campus.