Nicholas' Story (Student View)

Submitted by molecadmin on Sun, 06/30/2019 - 09:02

Case Overview

Focus:

  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Biochemistry
Suggestions for Using the case

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Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; National Institutes of Health; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Resources to learn more

 

Question: What is the molecular bases for sickling in Sickle Cell Disease (SCD)? What causes Nicholas’ pain crises?
Chemistry 2. Getting to Structure: A classroom scene
3. Molecular Exploration: Molecular Basis of cell sickling
4. Assessment: What if there was an additional mutation?
Biology 2. Getting to Structure: Fact sheet and discussions
3. Molecular Exploration: Molecular basis of cell sickling and pain
4. Assessment: Mild Sickle Cell Anemia
Biochemistry 2. Getting to Structure: Literature Review
3. Molecular Exploration: Molecular basis of cell sickling and pain
4. Assessment: Oxy vs deoxy mutant hemoglobin