Meaning and function of tat gene
nna at le.ac.uk
Thu Sep 21 06:55:57 EST 1995
fcourch at biomserv.univ-lyon.fr wrote:
>tat is the name of a gene of HIV (and some other lentiviruses).
>Could anybody here tell me what tat means?
Trans-Activator of Transcription
>And what is the supposed function of tat?
>(PS: do you have any reference?)
Cann AJ, Karn J: 'Molecular biology of HIV 1989: New insights into the
virus life-cycle'. AIDS 89, 3, S19-33, 1990.
or even, dare I say:
Cann A.J: 'Principles of Molecular Virology' Academic Press, 1993.
Dr Alan J. Cann PhD, Department of Microbiology & Immunology,
University of Leicester, P.O. Box 138, Medical Sciences Building,
University Road, Leicester LE1 9HN, UK.
Email: nna at le.ac.uk http://www-micro.msb.le.ac.uk/AJC/nna.html
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