tbernatLTIN
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Cell Related Topic

Postby tbernatLTIN » Sun Apr 14, 2013 12:14 pm

Dear Science Buddies,
My teacher has had us search your website in order to find a science project to use. He approved "BLASTing Flu Viruses", as long as it relates to cells. My team and I are lost as how to do this. How would you connect this project to cells?
Thank you!
http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-f ... p003.shtml

KatieC
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Occupation: Biotechnology

Re: Cell Related Topic

Postby KatieC » Wed Apr 17, 2013 3:18 pm

Hello,
This absolutely relates to cells! Your immune system made completely up of cells such as white blood cells, T-cells, B-cells to name a few, that are responsible for allowing vaccines to work. The cell membranes of these types of cells contain proteins that detect foreign molecules in our bodies. To get started I would search on google to find out how/why antibodies are created in the body. This will point you in the right direction for understanding how vaccines work.

Hope this helps!
Katie


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