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Extra Credit Assignment BIBC 100 Fall 2009 It will be possible to earn either 0, 15, 30, or 45 points on this assignment If you wish to get credit for this assignment, it must be turned in by 11:30 AM on Monday Dec. 7 at Turnitin.com. You must also hand in a hard copy by the deadline Turnitin.com UserID: 3006612 Password: BIBC100 Begin by reading the Nature News Online article and then read the News and Views by Wang and Palese. Next take a look at the Research article by Sui et al. Using information you learned in class (and you can take advantage of the Scientific American article listed below), do the following in 1 PAGE or LESS. (one side of the page, font size 11 or 12) Pretend that you are an intern at a popular science magazine. Your job is to summarize IN YOUR OWN WORDS what the authors found in the Research article by Sui et al. You do not need to read and understand the whole article to do this. Look at the abstract, the introduction, and the discussion.
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Unformatted text preview: Also look through the figures to get a sense of the type of experiments the authors carried out. In your summary, give enough background so that the general public, who knows nothing about influenza, hemagglutinin, and the infection cycle, will be able to understand what you are talking about. Nature Structural and Molecular Biology, Volume 16, Number 3, March 2009 page 233: This is a News and Views Review entitled “Universal epitopes of influenza hemagglutinits?” by Wang and Palese page 265: Research article entitled “Structural and Functional bases for broad-spectrum neutralization of avian and human influenza A viruses by Sui et al. NatureNews Online 22 Feb. 2009 “New Antibodies block a range of Influenzas” by Megan Talkington http://www.nature.com/news/2009/090222/full/news.2009.116.html Scientific American, January 1999 Page 79: “Disarming Flu Viruses” by Laver, Bischofberger and Webster Background information...
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This note was uploaded on 01/02/2010 for the course BIBC BIBC 100 taught by Professor Buehler during the Fall '09 term at UCSD.

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