Meaning and function of tat gene

kuiken at amc.uva.nl kuiken at amc.uva.nl
Mon Sep 25 06:22:56 EST 1995


There are more recent, and more easily accessible, texts about tat. 
A starting point could be 

Subbramanian RA and Cohen EA. Molecular biology of the 
human immunodeficiency virus type 1 accessory proteins. 
J.Virol. 1994; 6831: 6835 
 
Good luck.

Carla.

"A.J.Cann" <nna at le.ac.uk> writes:
>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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