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Bizarre Transgene Idea?

T. J. Murphy medtjm at bimcore.emory.edu
Wed Feb 15 17:16:47 EST 1995

Problem:  I need massive quantities of a mammalian integral membrane protein.
	  Bacteria can't handle the protein.

Question: Could I make a transgenic tomato to overexpress my protein as a 
	  source for purification?  Has this been attempted?  Any pro's
	  or con's? 

TJ Murphy
Asst. Professor	      
Dept of Pharmacology
Emory University School of Medicine   	    

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