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Laboratory Questions

Lab 1 - What Cell Biology Journals allow reuse of acknowledged and correctly cited content?

The Journal of Cell Biology, BMC Cell Biology and Public Library of Science allow reuse of content provided the article is properly cited. --Thomas Fox 06:55, 24 March 2010 (UTC)

Lab 2 - What are the "light" regions of DNA within the nucleus called?

euchromatin --Thomas Fox 06:55, 24 March 2010 (UTC)

Lab 3 - How do we know the hazards associated with research chemicals?

Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) are a set of standardised safety information prepared for each of the chemicals used within the laboratory. --Thomas Fox 06:55, 24 March 2010 (UTC)

Lab 4 - Identify a commercially available antibody to an adhesion junction protein, and also add a link to the antibody page on your own student page.

Antibodies 7-88 and 7-106 of Vascular adhesion protein-1 (VAP-1) Fox 06:17, 31 March 2010 (UTC)

Lab 5 - Z3187043.JPG --Thomas Fox 03:14, 1 May 2010 (UTC)

Lab 6 - Answer on the sheet which was handed in. --Thomas Fox 03:14, 1 May 2010 (UTC)

Lab 7 - Oil immersion is capable of delivering the largest scale images and highest resolution. Water immersion allows the aqueous cells to continue carrying out their normal functioning while viewing. Air Immesion is the easiest set-up of the 3 objectives, with no clean up needed. --Thomas Fox 03:14, 1 May 2010 (UTC)

Quantative fluorescent PCR technique has also been used in cancer research. One study looked into the correlation between that of two growth factors, insulin-like growth factor-1 receptor (IGF1R) and epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR), being expressed in non-small-cell lung cancers (NSCLC). "IGF1R gene expression was evaluated using quantitative reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (qRT-PCR) from 114 corresponding fresh-frozen samples. IGF1R gene copy number was assessed by fluorescent in situ hybridization using customized probes (n = 181)"