The polygonal model: A simple representation of biomolecules as a tool for teaching metabolism

  title={The polygonal model: A simple representation of biomolecules as a tool for teaching metabolism},
  author={Carlos Francisco Sampaio Bonafe and Jos{\'e} Ailton Conceiç{\~a}o Bispo and Marcelo Bispo de Jesus},
  journal={Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education},
Metabolism involves numerous reactions and organic compounds that the student must master to understand adequately the processes involved. Part of biochemical learning should include some knowledge of the structure of biomolecules, although the acquisition of such knowledge can be time‐consuming and may require significant effort from the student. In this report, we describe the “polygonal model” as a new means of graphically representing biomolecules. This model is based on the use of… 
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Glycolysis - Wikipedia
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