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A little question about an idea

Robert.Coelen at jcu.edu.au Robert.Coelen at jcu.edu.au
Wed Oct 12 18:15:08 EST 1994


In article <MAILQUEUE-101.941011101747.416 at molbiol.uct.ac.za> ed at molbiol.uct.ac.za writes:
Well let me add my $0.02 (according to Mike):

Why not kit out the cells with a highly expressed cassette containing
some garbage sequence flanked by some totally irresistable sites for the 
incoming RT. The cell become loaded with RNA that has no function other 
than to lure the RT away from its native sequence. As a result RT copies
the proverbial rubbish and less of the genome. It ought to give the host
a fair chance to get on top of the viral infection ?



Cheers,



Robert

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