Month: January 2019

crispr cas9 genome editing

HIV/AIDS cure antiretroviral therapy (ART)tre-recombinases , zink finger nucleases (ZFNs)

Functional HIV/AIDS Cure Antiretroviral Therapy (ART)  ART is the utilization of the antiretroviral drugs referred to as antiretrovirals (ARVs). ARVs do not treat the virus, it just slows it down. If the combination of the different ARVs is used, it is known as Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART). Undoubtedly, Art has decreased the number of …

sds page in dna extraction

The principle and Procedure of Polyacrylamide Gel Electrophoresis (SDS-PAGE)

SDS-PAGE (sodium dodecyl sulfate – polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis) is a technique used to separate the proteins according to their masses.  Separation of macromolecules under the influence of the charge is called electrophoresis. The gel used in SDA-PAGE is polyacrylamide and agent which is used to linearize the proteins is SDS. Hence the name SDS-PAGE. Principle …

hiv structure

HIV Structure and Genome

HIV structure and genome have been described in this article. HIV is a kind of retrovirus that is the causative agent of HIV infection leading to a lethal condition known as acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) (Weiss, 1993). AIDS is a condition in which human immune system gradually becomes fragile enough to let the body suffer …