Producing the CBG protein in bacterial cells

Summary:

  • Medicines can sometimes interact with each other, resulting in neither working properly. Proteins in the body mediate if and how this interaction takes place.
  • Khalid Alam takes the audience into the lab to illustrate how scientists use bacteria to produce a protein and study its function.

Length:

  • 42 minutes

Information about the author:

  • Khalid Alam is a graduate student in biochemistry working with Dr. Burke at MU.
  • For his dissertation, Khalid is developing diagnostic tools that detect drug interactions when resources are limiting.