Monthly Archives: April 2022

Colony PCR

Losel Baro, Nikita Damyan, Zhelah Guzeh Introduction: Over the last couple of weeks, we have finished working with the cloning of upstream region of the sprB gene and have begun work on the downstream region. The work we have been … Continue reading

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Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Cell Culture

RISE Biochemistry students: Maija Carriveau, Megan Tobias, and Kendall Young Research Mentor: Dr. Samantha Katner in the Department of Biochemistry, Chemistry, and Geology Introduction : The RISE Biochemistry students in the Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) research stream at Minnesota State University … Continue reading

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Finalization of the DNA cloning

April 9th, 2022 James Hawco and Jake Lohn Introduction: Since our last blog post, we have conducted DNA ligation, transformation, colony PCR, and confirmation for the upstream region of our target gene. After confirmation of our upstream region, we have … Continue reading

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RNA Isolation of Anolis carolinensis Liver Tissue

8 April 2022 Jax Karline, Alison Crandell and Corvus Murphy Introduction: In our lab, we have just finished confirming the accuracy of our primers in detecting our chosen genes. Our next step is to apply our knowledge about our primers … Continue reading

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