Tuesday, 4 February 2014

A use for Lego Znap A DNA Model

 I have some old Lego Znap. It was part of a Lego experiment to compete with K'Nex. Its not much use and after having a look in one of the science catalogs selling K'Nex as a DNA molecule I thought I would have a go making a DNA strand with it

Here are the results. an 8 base pair set - I didn't have any more connectors. The set can be twisted into a double helical structure and since the stuff was just lying around it has found a good use.
The Znap has four colours here red - green and black - yellow making the different base pairs.
It will do until I can get a much better model and that won't be K'Nex either.

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