Virtual Cell Animation Collection

Introducing students to new biology topics through educational animations and images

 Energy Consumption

Biological organisms are interrelated through the resources they share during their life cycles. Watch an overview of the different cellular processes responsible for generating and consuming some of these key resources, and see how they are exchanged from one organism to another.

Please explore our collection (in alphabetical order)...

  • ATP Synthase (Gradients)
  • Citric Acid Cycle (Overview)
  • Citric Acid Cycle (Reactions)
  • Constitutive Secretion
  • Electron Transport Chain
  • Energy Consumption
  • Glycolysis (Overview)
  • Glycolysis (Reactions)
  • Insulin Signaling
  • Lac Operon
  • Meiosis
  • Mitosis
  • mRNA Processing
  • mRNA Splicing
  • Photosynthesis (Light Reactions)
  • Photosystem II
  • Protein Modification (Golgi)
  • Protein Recycling (Signal Pathways)
  • Protein Trafficking
  • Protein Transport (Mitochondrial)
  • Regulated Secretion
  • Regulated Transcription
  • Through the Virtual Cell
  • Transcription
  • Translation

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Major funding provided by the National Science Foundation.

Additional funding provided by the U.S. Department of Education's Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education.

With support from Autodesk's® Academy Award® winning 3-D animation and effects software Maya®.