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haemoglobin

    Would you like to help Pepe cure his anaemia? In this game you'll be producing EPO, a protein which helps in the formation of red blood cells and can therefore be used as a drug to treat anaemia.

    There are three parts to the game: ensuring the DNA is correct, synthesising the protein and then selecting the right organism for producing the drug. It is perfect for finding out more about the characteristics of animal, plant and bacterial cells, as well as protein synthesis.