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Explore DNA structure, function and analysis in these animations, which explain the biological processes underpinning DNA function and how new technologies are being used to sequence it.
Parasitic disease: Protozoans
Protozoa - single celled organisms with a defined nucleus - live in many different habitats. Investigate how certain protozoa have evolved complex parasitic life cycles to exploit the human body, with serious consequences for health.
Parasitic disease: Worms
Parasitic worms are a major public health problem. Thriving in numerous parts of the world associated with poor sanitation or water, these parasites have devised ingenious mechanisms that allow them to enter the human body, resulting in serious disease.
Bacteria are one of the simplest forms of independent life with no nucleus or membrane bound organelles. These animations show that, despite this apparent simplicity, bacterial diseases pose a profound threat to world health.
Unable to replicate without usurping the cellular machinery of more complex organisms, these viruses invade and hijack their host's cells, resulting in serious disease.