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Peptide: A Protein Building Game

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Designer(s):

John Coveyou

Player(s):

2-6

Playing time:

40 Minutes

Age:

10+

Year (version):

2014

Language(s):

English

Publisher(s):

Genius Games

Product Code:

GOT1002

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Peptide is an open-drafting card game with resource management elements. Basically, players compete to link amino acids side-by-side, forming what’s called a Peptide Chain (in biology, this process is called RNA Translation). In order to do so, players must first select from a number of available open-drafted face up cards, which in the game represent cellular organelles. Each organelle rewards players with either molecular resources or cellular actions. Final scores are based upon the types of amino acids in your Peptide Chain, and the player with the most points at the end of the game wins!

Science Concepts: RNA to protein translation, polypeptide chains, proteins, amino acids, vacuole, mitochondria, nucleus, ribosome, mRNA, tRNA, ATP

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