Marissa Heirich

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BACKGROUND Arsenic trioxide is effective in treating promyelocytic leukemia, and laboratory studies demonstrate that arsenic trioxide causes apoptosis of human breast cancer cells. Region II in northern Chile experienced very high concentrations of inorganic arsenic in drinking water, especially in the main city Antofagasta from 1958 until an arsenic(More)
Bacteriophage P1 encodes a tripartite immunity system composed of the immC, immI, and immT region. Their basic genetic elements are the c1 repressor of lytic functions, the c4 repressor which negatively regulates antirepressor synthesis, and the bof gene, respectively. The function of the latter will be described here. We have cloned and sequenced the bof(More)
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