Improper Vaccine Storage

A batch of vaccines has been stored at too high a temperature for them to be safely used. To stop this from happening again, determine at what temperatures the vaccine doses can be safely stored.

DNA being transcribed to mRNA and translated to a protein. Image by David Armstrong.

Problem written by: Amonda Bakaj, Stephanie Leighton, Po-Chiao Li, and Taras Skotar

Curriculum items covered: Reaction coordinate diagrams, Arrhenius plots, half-lives.

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