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Water Kit - Magnetic Water Molecules
Water Kit©
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $44.00

A FUN tool to help you teach water concepts. Your students will use these magnetic water molecules to discover hydrogen bonding, make ice, dissolve salt, evaporate water, explore transpiration, create ethanol, and much more.

NaCl Lattice©
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $82.00

Take your salt crystal lessons from 2-D to 3-D. These colorful sodium chloride ion models will help your students discover the cubic nature of salt crystals, efficient lattice packing, high melting temperature, brittleness and cleavage planes.

Amino Acid Starter Kit©
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $61.00

This engaging, hands-on protein-folding kit makes teaching protein structure basics easy. Your students will fold a protein while exploring how the chemical properties of amino acids determine its final structure.

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DNA Discovery Kit©
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $52.00

Let your students explore the structure of DNA just as Watson and Crick did. This self-instructive magnetic DNA model kit quickly and easily combines into accurate 3-D nucleotides, which then connect to form the double helix.
Enzymes in Action Kit©
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $35.00

Our new foam protein kit introduces your students to enzymes. They will use the engaging foam model pieces and activities to identify the substances involved in enzymatic activity, explore how enzymatic reactions occur, demonstrate the catabolism and anabolism, and much more.
ß-Globin Folding Kit©
On back order for 4 weeks.
Starting at: $118.00

ß-globin becomes real in your students’ hands as they fold mini toober fragments into a 3-D protein model of ß-globin. Your students will discuss oxygen transport as they attach O2 to the iron in the heme group and then explore how a single mutation causes sickle cell anemia.

ß-Globin Prefolded Model©
On back order for 4 weeks.
Starting at: $120.00

You can use our prefolded mini toober model of ß-globin to demonstrate protein structure, the important role of hemoglobin in oxygen transport, and the lasting effects of a single amino acid mutation on a protein. Some teachers purchase it in conjunction with the B-Globin Folding Kit to use as a sample model. The model also reinforces lessons introduced in our Amino Acid Starter Kit©.

Insulin mRNA to Protein Kit©
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $54.00

Insulin is an ideal protein to illustrate mRNA to protein translation. Our kit will let your students explore how a specific sequence of nucleotides encodes a corresponding sequence of amino acids, which then determines its final 3-D protein structure.

Substrate Specificity Kit©
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $38.00

Help your students achieve that "aha moment" with this simple but elegant kit that demonstrates the highly-specific interaction between a substrate and an enzyme.
Phospholipid & Membrane Transport Kit©
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $38.00

Don’t tell your students about membranes and how/why they form – let them discover the spontaneous formation of membranes for themselves using this new field test kit featuring the amphipathic structure of phospholipids – with their hydrophilic heads and hydrophobic tails. Your students will explore the chemical structure of a phospholipid and then construct a phospholipid monolayer, a micelle and a bilayer leading to an understanding of the plasma membrane structure. Additional components of this kit allow students to construct lipid bilayers and consider the role of transport proteins in moving ions and small molecules across membranes.
Flow of Genetic Information Kit©
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $114.00

It’s the product that 3DMD customers have been asking for and a must-have for everyone who hasn't seen it's earlier versions! Our new Flow of Genetic Information Kit will allow your students to model DNA replication using color-coded, foam nucleotides and a placemat; model RNA transcription as they copy one strand of DNA into mRNA using an RNA polymerase; and model translation/protein synthesis as they decode the mRNA into protein on the ribosome placemat. Your students can then explore the folding of the protein into its final 3D shape using the popular Amino Acid Starter Kit.
Synapse Construction Kit©
On back order for 2 weeks
Starting at: $99.00

Engage your classroom with hands-on modeling of neuronal communication! Students can use the colorful foam pieces in the Synapse Construction Kit to:
  • Discover how the resting potential of a neuron is established.
  • Demonstrate the propagation of an action potential down an axon.
  • Simulate the action of the sodium-potassium pump in resetting the resting potential.
  • Explore the effects of neurotransmitters acetylcholine, dopamine and GABA on on a post synaptic neuron.
  • Model cholinergic, dopaminergic and GABAergic synapses.
  • Compare and constrast metabotropic and ionontropic receptors.
  • Analyze the impact of various substances such as nicotine, cocaine, sarin gas and propofol on neuronal signaling.
  • And much more!
Neuron Modeling Kit©
On back order
Starting at: $39.00

Captivate your classroom and explore multiple concepts with our large and small foam neuron models! Students can use the Neuron Modeling Kit to:
  • Distinguish between multipolar neurons, bipolar neurons, unipolar neurons and interneurons, and determine their location and function in the human body.
  • Construct a model and identify parts of a multipolar neuron.
  • Use myelin sheath pieces to demonstrate differences between two types of neuroglia in the central and peripheral nervous systems.
  • Construct simple and complex neural pathways and examine the overall effect on neuronal firing at excitatory and inhibitory synapses.
DNA Starter Kit©
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $34.00

Our friendly, interactive foam model DNA kit of double-stranded DNA and single-stranded RNA will quickly capture your students’ attention as you introduce the basics of DNA structure then move into replication and transcription.
Demo DNA Nucleotides©
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $43.00

The sky is the limit to what you can teach using these new large-scale, color-coded foam nucleotides. Begin by teaching the complementary A-T and C-G base pairs and the antiparallel nature of double-stranded DNA. Move on to the flow of genetic information as you teach the basic processes of semiconservative DNA replication and mRNA transcription. You can then stretch your students by introducing PCR (polymerase chain reaction) and the Sanger DNA sequencing method -- and much more.

Map of the Human ß-Globin Gene©
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $40.00

An inquiry-based activity using the sequence of the human ß-globin gene. Your students will use the sequence, displayed on our 15’ laminated map, to discover that eukaryotic genes contain exons and introns.
Tour of a Human Cell
Tour of a Human Cell©
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $40.00

A beautiful, engaging and educational water color poster by scientist, author and artist David Goodsell, PhD, that takes you on a journey from the nucleus to the outer cell membrane.
<i>E. coli</i> Poster
E. coli Poster©
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $29.00

Your students can examine the molecular process of a bacterial E. coli cell with this beautiful water color poster created by David Goodsell, PhD, scientist, author and artist.
Mitochondria Poster
Mitochondria Poster©
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $29.00

An eye-catching illustration by David Goodsell, PhD, scientist, author and artist, of the inner membrane of mitochondria and the large protein complexes of the electron transport chain.
Synapse Poster
Neuromuscular Synapse Poster©
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $29.00

Dr. David Goodsell’s captivating water color poster will lead your students through the molecular interactions found at neuromuscular synapse vesicles filled with acetylcholine, to a final breakdown of excess neurotransmitters.
Flu Fight: Immunity & Infection
Flu Fight: Immunity & Infection©
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $56.00

A stunning watercolor poster by scientist, author and artist David Goodsell, PhD, that explores the molecular mechanisms that protect our bodies from influenza virus infection, and the events that transpire when those defenses fail and infection occurs.
Amino Acid Starter Kit Poster©
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $24.00

This colorful, laminated poster is a must-have companion to the Amino Acid Starter Kit©, which helps students explore how the unique chemical properties of the 20 amino acids determine the final shape of a protein.
3DMD Genetic Codon Posters©
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $24.00

A must-have companion to 3D Molecular Designs’ popular Amino Acid Starter Kit©, ß-Globin Folding Kit©, and Insulin mRNA to Protein Kit©. These laminated posters show students the link between the triplet codon in mRNA and the properties of amino acids.
Hemoglobin Poster©
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $21.00

From exploring the question “Why do we breathe?” to illustrating the structure of hemoglobin, the cause of sickle cell anemia and the physiology of oxygen transport, our colorful Hemoglobin Poster will spark new inquiry among your students.
Insulin Poster©
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $21.00

Our colorful, laminated poster highlights how the insulin protein can be used to explore a broad range of biology topics, from the flow of genetic information to diabetes control.
Molecules of Life Collection©
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $650.00

Get down to the biomolecules that are essential to sustain life – carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and
nucleic acids -- with this 3-D molecular model collection.
Acetylcholinesterase Active Site Cube©
Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for production.
Starting at: $499.00

What better way to illustrate what happens inside an enzyme than with this 3-D model of acetylcholinesterase? Just unfold the active site cube to show the amino acid side chains, and demonstrate how toxins can affect the enzyme.
Neurotransmitters Module
Neurotransmitters Module: The Beery Twins’ Story
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $19.00

Captivate your students and cover a wide range of science topics with
the true story of California twins Noah and Alexis Beery, who have gene
variants that cause them to have life-threatening low levels of three
neurotransmitters. Whole genome sequencing in 2010 identified a mutation
in the gene that encodes the sepiapterin reductase enzyme, leading to a
molecular diagnosis and successful treatment.
2017-2018 Pre-Build Kit
Science Olympiad Protein Modeling Event Kits
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $31.00

The 2017-2018 challenge explores two proteins found on the surface of the influenza virus. Hemagglutinin (HA) is the most important player in the infectious ability of influenza. Neuraminidase is an important target for antiviral medications.
Hemoglobin Nylon Model
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $750.00

Our hemoglobin nylon model is the 3-D protein structure that every science classroom needs to explore the quaternary structure of proteins. It also features the ß-globin protein mutation that causes sickle cell anemia.
The Data Dilemma©
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $24.00

Modeling is an important and integral part of the practice of science. This foam puzzle set is a colorful, engaging tool to encourage scientific collaboration and facilitate discussions about how scientific models evolve.
The Mystery Tube©
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $22.00

A fun and challenging introduction to the practice of science. Your students will assume the role of research scientists as they make observations and propose a mechanism which explains the properties of the Mystery Tube©.
Modeling Mini Toobers
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $9.25

Our versatile Modeling Mini Toobers provide hands-on learning experiences in many science disciplines and should be part of your classroom’s collection of 3-D science materials.
Phospholipid Modeling Set
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $599.00

These Molymod phospholipid models enable your students to explore the
amphipathic structure of phospholipids, the most abundant lipids in
membranes. The set contains all of the atoms and bonds needed to
construct five phospholipids: phosphatidylcholine, phosphatidylserine,
phosphatidylinositol, phosphatidylethanolamine and sphingomyelin, and
compare and contrast their chemical make-up, particularly their
hydrophilic heads and hydrophobic tails. The models can be used
separately or with the Phospholipid & Membrane Transport Field Test Kit©.
Amino Acid Building Block Models
Amino Acid Building Block Models
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $30.00

Your students will discover the basic repeating structure of amino acids by building 2 models. Then, they can form a dipeptide bond, linking the 2 models together and creating a chain.

Aquaporin Channel Mini Model
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $84.00

Don’t just tell your students how aquaporin moves water across a lipid bilayer. Show them its structure and discuss its function with our colorful 3-D protein model.
Green Fluorescent Protein Mini Model
Green Fluorescent Protein Mini Model
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $112.00

Use this colorful, 3-D protein model to explain the structure and function of the green fluorescent protein (GFP), an example of a beta barrel, and how GFP has become an excellent tool in biotechnology.
Nucleosome Mini Model
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $252.00

Show your students how DNA is organized in the nucleus of the cell with our 3-D model of the nucleosome, the most basic, repeating structural unit of chromosomes.
Sodium Channel Mini Model
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $101.00

Voltage-gated sodium channels play a critical role in generating the action potential in signaling neurons.  As they open – in response to an approaching action potential – sodium ions enter the cell, leading to depolarization and a continuation of the action potential.
Potassium Channel Mini Model
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $105.00

Help your students better visualize and understanding ionic interactions and protein channel selectivity with our engaging, 3-D protein model of the potassium channel.
Insulin Model
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $45.00

Explore how disulfide bonds stabilize the A and B chains of human insulin, with our 3-D protein Insulin Model. The model also can be used as a template for the Insulin mRNA to Protein Kit©.
Zinc Finger Mini Model
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $55.00

Use our 3-D model of a zinc finger to discuss metal cofactors and common protein motifs.
ß-Globin Mini Models
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $92.00

ß-globin, a subunit of hemoglobin, is a small protein (146 amino acids) that transports oxygen throughout our bodies. This protein has a ring-like heme group, which contains an iron atom that binds the oxygen. This subunit also contains the glutamic acid at position 6 that, when changed to valine, results in the sickle cell mutation. Other changes to the β-globin subunit may also result in human disease. Varying severities of betathalassemia can develop as a result of a damaged or completely missing β-globin.
CRISPR/Cas9 Models
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $246.00

Give your students a hands-on exploration of the next generation in genetic engineering! We are thrilled to be able to offer an affordable version of the 3D-printed Cas9 component of the CRISPR gene editing technology discovered at UC-Berkeley in 2012.
DNA Mini Model
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $178.00

A captivating representation of the classic DNA double helix, this 3-D mini model will spark discussions about the structure of DNA and the role of modeling in depicting specific aspects of molecular structures.
Ribosome Mini Models
Ribosome Mini Models
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $232.00

Protein synthesis will become understandable as your students see the 3 tRNAs of the small (30S) ribosome subunit and how they fit into the cavity of the large (50S) ribosome subunit to synthesize proteins.
Transfer RNA Mini Models
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $76.00

Transfer RNA (tRNA) is a vital component in the translation process. Our 3-D tRNA Mini Models will help your students understand how its structure enables tRNA to perform its important role in protein synthesis.
Antibody and Antigen Models
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $52.00

Introduce your students to the protein structure of the antibody before discussing its role in the immune system, with our 3-D Antibody and Antigen Models.
Hemagglutinin Mini Model
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $114.00

Help your students visualize how the flu virus infects cells and how the pH of the environment can change the conformation of a protein with our 3-D protein model of the hemagglutinin, the protein of influenza that helps the virus infect cells.
Influenza Virus Capsule
Processes in 1 to 2 Business Days
Starting at: $450.00

Enhance your virus lesson with our Influenza Virus Capsule.