Martin Herzberg

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Copper ions are essential but also very toxic. Copper resistance in bacteria is based on export of the toxic ion, oxidation from Cu(I) to Cu(II), and sequestration by copper-binding metal chaperones, which deliver copper ions to efflux systems or metal-binding sites of copper-requiring proteins. In their publication in this issue, Osman et al. (2013)(More)
Poly(A)+ RNA was isolated from in vitro short-term-labeled total cytoplasmic RNA of Ehrlich ascites tumor cells by oligo(dT) cellulose chromatography. This poly(A)+ RNA fraction was compared with a poly(A)+ RNA fraction isolated by a new procedure which involves specific binding of poly(A)+ RNA to messenger affinity paper (mAP) and its release in hot (70(More)
Prosomes, also called "multicatalytic proteinase" (MCP) or "proteasomes," are a new type of ubiquitous RNP particle present in some archeobacteria and in all eukaryotic cells tested from yeast to human. They were discovered as subcomplexes of untranslated messenger-ribonucleoproteins (mRNP) and later found to have a MCP activity putatively involved in(More)
A simple method has been developed that allows the rapid isolation and identification of highly resolved mRNA molecules. RNA species are separated by gel electrophoresis and then blotted on to a paper sheet to which polyuridylic acid has been covalently bound. This mRNA affinity paper ("mAP") specifically binds, in a reversible manner, polyA+ containing(More)
A sensitive diagnostic kit for the rapid visual detection of Newcastle disease virus antibodies is described. The kit--ImmunoComb--is based on a modification of the enzymelinked immunosorbent assay and was found to be highly sensitive for detecting local immunity as well as marginal levels of humoral immunity. Therefore, it determines status of immunity and(More)