Unformatted text preview: other tissue with that antibody by western blotting. You are not sure what it does. It could be a transcription factor, secreted molecule or anything. You think it might be involved in regulating sugar metabolism. 2) You have just cloned a cDNA from Drosophila. It is expressed only in the eye. You think that this gene is used for setting up eye formation and perhaps may do this in any organism. 3) You have just determined that one of your patients has a mutation in a single gene that makes the patient unable to be infected by HIV. It is known that HIV needs at least the T4 receptor to infect immune cells. This new mutation (not in T4) may lay in a “co-receptor”. The speculation is that HIV infection cannot occur when either T4 or the co-receptor are missing....
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2012 for the course BIO 710L taught by Professor Goldfarb during the Fall '10 term at Iowa State.
- Fall '10
- molecular biology