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Inducer cell



A T cell bearing the CD4, and functions by inducing the nearby cell to differentiate, as in triggering precursor T cells to differentiate into mature T cells.


This type of T cell is severely decreased in number in patients suffering from AIDS.


See also: T cell

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Secondary Sugars(metabolism/sugar/bacteria/Lac Operon)

... cAMP and CRP to be the effector of the operon(along with the operon inducer of course). Since gallactose is what the cell wants the most then the other metabolic operons(like lactose) should be off so any sugar ...

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by Vulpess
Mon Dec 16, 2013 6:55 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Secondary Sugars(metabolism/sugar/bacteria/Lac Operon)
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Views: 3033

Inhibition of enzyme - will it result in upregulation?

... proteins in the liver. I can understand how this works if it is a CYP inducer, but... can an inhibitor have such a profound effect that the cell attempts to compensate for the loss in the ability to metabolise substances that it upregulates ...

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by Jamus
Sat Apr 25, 2009 12:49 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Inhibition of enzyme - will it result in upregulation?
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Views: 2061

Multiple genes cloning

... plant promoters (there are many different ones) and transform plant cells. Then you will regenerate plats and grow them on the antibiotic containing media to select for transformants. Then you spay them with the inducer (some chemical or hormone) to get the expression of the other 2 genes. ...

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by Cat
Tue Jan 20, 2009 2:17 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Multiple genes cloning
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Views: 6194

IBO 2003 questions- please help me out

... really matter what they look like). B. Agreed with blcr11 C. Which cells will grow in the medium with PG as the only source of carbon and energy? ... what transacetylase does, but B is correct anyway. You have both an inducer and a substrate for the enzyme, but no enzyme, and therefore no galactose ...

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by MrMistery
Tue May 13, 2008 6:16 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: IBO 2003 questions- please help me out
Replies: 9
Views: 11205

Re: IBO 2003 questions- please help me out

... encodes galactosidepermease which carries out lactose transport to the cell, lacA encodes galactoside-transacetylase. Lac operon is under the control ... (PG) - is a substrate for β-galactosidase but not an inducer. The products of its hydrolysis are nontoxic for a cell. Which cells ...

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by tittu
Mon May 12, 2008 2:41 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: IBO 2003 questions- please help me out
Replies: 9
Views: 11205
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