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Modeling Molecules in Sketchup: Complete DNA Series

I have completed the video series on how to use Sketchup to make a molecular molecule of DNA. Here is the Youtube page: Modeling Molecules – Youtube

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DNA in Sketchup: closing in

From a distance it looks okay, but alas: The phosphodiester bond needs a little more twisting. Once I get that done, my DNA will look okay even close up. Onward! Excelsior! Whatever!

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DNA in Sketchup: A Glimmer of Success?

Here’s the first time that I’ve been able to connect two base pairs in the DNA spiral for my modeling molecules project. My method is quite complicated and I’ve had to resort to all kinds of tricks utilizing layers to … Continue reading

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DNA modeling in Sketchup

I’ve been working a series of videos called ‘Modeling Molecules,’ the goal of which is to show how to make a ball and stick model of a strand of DNA helix in Sketchup. The above picture shows my progress so … Continue reading

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