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FanX founder Bryan Brandenburg launches ‘virtual human’ biotech startup

Categories: 3D Software, Biology, Business, Microbiology, News Coverage, Physiology, Zenerchi
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Bryan Brandenburg, a man best known for co-founding events that have drawn hundreds of thousands of comic book and science fiction fans to Utah just launched Zenerchi, a new company that is looking to develop science fact out of what was once science fantasy. Read the Deseret News story here.


Red Blood Cells

Categories: 3D Art, Circulatory System, Microbiology, Physiology
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Red Blood Cells in Bloodstream
Red blood cells are the most common type of blood cell and the vertebrate body's principal means of delivering oxygen from the lungs to body tissues via the blood. Read more

Avian Flu Virus – Bird Flu

Categories: Microbiology, Physiology, Respiratory System
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Avian Flu - Bird Flu by Bryan Brandenburg
Avian flu (also known as "bird flu", "avian influenza", "bird influenza"), means "flu from viruses adapted to birds". Read more

Human Immunodeficiency Virus – HIV

Categories: 3D Software, 3D Unity, Biology, Immune System, Microbiology, Physiology
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3D Human Immunodeficiency Virus HIV picture
Human immunodeficiency virus or HIV is a retrovirus that causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), a condition in which the immune system begins to fail, leading to life-threatening opportunistic infections. Read more

Adenosine triphosphate – ATP

Categories: Chemistry, Energy, Microbiology, Physiology
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Adenosine Triphosphate by Bryan Brandenburg
Adenosine 5'-triphosphate (ATP) is a multifunctional nucleotide that is most important as a "molecular currency" of intracellular energy transfer. Read more

Bacteriophage – PHI X 174

Categories: Microbiology, Physiology
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Bacteriophage - PHIX174 by Bryan Brandenburg
The phi X bacteriophage is of interest because it was the first DNA-based genome to be sequenced. Read more