Snapshot of Proteins infographic

Probing proteins infographic

A numerical look at all things protein

Download our infographic, which originally appeared in the print issue of ‘Big Picture: Proteins’.

This infographic looks at:

  • levels of protein structure
  • the size of proteins relative to other substances
  • common sources of dietary protein by country
  • the speed of protein synthesis
  • how many types of amino acid can be found in humans and in nature
  • the tensile strength of different substances.

Lead image:

‘Big Picture: Proteins’ (2014) CC BY

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About this resource

This resource was first published in ‘Proteins’ in January 2014.

Cell biology
Education levels:
16–19, Continuing professional development