Event Title

Cell Type Difference in Role of Host Nxfl for Influenza NPmRNA Nuclear Export

Presenter Information

Veronica Perez

Presentation Type

Poster Presentation

College

College of Natural Sciences

Major

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Location

Event Center B

Faculty Mentor

Dr. Laura Newcomb

Start Date

2-27-2013 10:10 AM

End Date

2-27-2013 6:00 PM

Abstract

Influenza invades cells to replicate itself by sending mRNAs to the nucleus so they can be made into proteins. But, mRNA nuclear export requires protein interaction. Our research shows that the flu NPmRNA is neither Nxfl-mediated or not Nxfl-mediated, depending on cell type.

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Feb 27th, 10:10 AM Feb 27th, 6:00 PM

Cell Type Difference in Role of Host Nxfl for Influenza NPmRNA Nuclear Export

Event Center B

Influenza invades cells to replicate itself by sending mRNAs to the nucleus so they can be made into proteins. But, mRNA nuclear export requires protein interaction. Our research shows that the flu NPmRNA is neither Nxfl-mediated or not Nxfl-mediated, depending on cell type.