Techniques

Western Blotting – Principle , Procedure and Applications

Western Blot is a qualitative and semi-quantitative analytical technique used to detect a specific PROTEIN present in a particular sample. It is semi-quantitative because it gives us a rough estimation of target protein concentration and not the exact amount of the detected protein. This particular sample is mostly a mixture of different proteins extracted from …

Replication of HIV

Replication of HIV

Most of the types of the viruses are host specific which means that they infects only a specific species. Similarly, HIV is host specific. Although, it can reside in the blood stream of chimpanzees, reproduce and divide but cannot cause infection in them. In case of humans, HIV is not only specific to host organism …