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WEHI.TV - Animations

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Liver infected with malaria
Infection of a human child via mosquito bite, through invasion of cellular tissues including the liver and blood.
Malaria parasite in the bloodstream
The complete malaria lifecycle, derived from scientific data sets, microscopy and published literature on the parasite's biology.
X inactivation process
X inactivation is a vital process that occurs in all DNA-containing cells of the female body. It is also an important research model and tool for studying...
Exploring the Fas signal transduction pathway that induces apoptosis.
Growing breast stem cells
An overview of the human mammary gland with a focus on the role of breast stem cells during pregnancy.
Still image from biomedical animation showing protein p53
The protein p53 plays a central role in determining whether a damaged cell lives or dies.
Visualisation of mitochondria interior
This animation shows how the proton gradient across the mitochondrial membrane powers the ATP synthase enzyme to make ATP. 
Animation still of RNA transcription activation
Vitamin D from the sun’s rays can switch on all kinds of important processes in your body.
Insulin receptor animation still
The role of the insulin receptor in type 2 diabetes.