krebs research , Dr Kandell

John E Anderson jander at unf.edu
Sat Dec 26 14:34:45 EST 1998


"Mr. Shawn M. Berry" wrote:

> These proteins also can be linked with such diseases as Mad Cow
Disease.
>
> Shawn Berry
>
> Cijadrachon <cijadra at zedat.fu-berlin.de> wrote in message
> news:367f0a65.18692844 at news.zedat.fu-berlin.de...
> >Could you write more about that?
> >
> >>The research in question is about a class of proteins called cyclic
AMP
> >>response-element binding proteins: CREB. These proteins have been
show
> >>to activate gene transcription in vertebrates and invertebrates
> >>following specific types of training procedures designed to induce
> >>long-term memory formation.

Which proteins, and how are they linked to diseases like mad cow
disease, by
which I guess you mean prion diseases?

John

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John E Anderson
Department of Natural Sciences
University of North Florida
Jacksonville FL




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