This collection of chemical and molecular structures has been assembled to help students explore chemicals that elicit a sense of heat and/or pain by binding certain receptors. All the chemical and molecular structures below can be viewed in Molecule World on the iPad or Molecule World for iPhone.
Structures in the collection
An MW Collection
Receptors for capsaicin and wasabi, and capsaicin, wasabi, and spider toxin. Use the link on the right to download all the structures at once.