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by north3rner
Sun Apr 23, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Why would a scientist want "stable overexpressing cells"?
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Why would a scientist want "stable overexpressing cells"?

Apparently it's a much used method in research, but I don't get it. Here's an article that purportedly explains it. m In simple terms, what is the advantage of over expressing a certain gene to the point of creating a new phenotype? The latter (new phenotype) seems to define "over expressing ge...
by north3rner
Tue Nov 10, 2015 4:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How come we have five antigen by rh with only two genes?
Replies: 0
Views: 1875

How come we have five antigen by rh with only two genes?

I don't grasp the Rh blood group system. Scanned textbook below. 50 antigens, lots of combinations (alleles), two genes. Five we care about especially: D, C, c, E, e. "D" defines Rh positive or negative. Fine. But then textbook says: Because the Rh alleles are inherited in groups of paired...
by north3rner
Sun Oct 25, 2015 8:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coagulation, is factor IX a required part of external path?
Replies: 1
Views: 2562

Coagulation, is factor IX a required part of external path?

Been reading "Clinical Laboratory Science" - Linne & Ringsrud . Scanned relevant paragraphs. Cannot grasp this, the book seems contradictory regarding factor IX in the external path. I've scanned two paragraphs and two images from the book chronologically (se bottom). The part I don't ...