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RTK origami organelle
RTK origami organelle

Receptor Tyrosine Kinases (RTKs)

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Show how cells signal through RTKs.

Receptor Tyrosine Kinases (RTKs) are important cell membrane receptors that cause cells to grow, divide and differentiate. They can cause cancer when they go wrong.

Download and print as many times as you want - forever at no extra cost!

Your students will make a model of the RTK cell signalling pathway that leads to gene transcription. It covers the RTKs, MAP kinase pathway and shows how it causes cell to respond. The role of Ras and Raf as oncogenes that can lead to cancer is also shown. By using colourful models RTKs are shown in a clear way.

Includes full colour Powerpoint class presentation!

Takes about 30 minutes. Dimensions: 35cm x 30cm/14in x 12in.

Download includes: instructions, model templates, and Powerpoint file.

All you need: paper, scissors, tape.