Life Sciences

LIFE SCIENCES BY SIMON SILVER Department of Microbiology & Immunology University of Illinois Chicago, IlL " The availability of a range of human growth factors made on a factory scale from, recombinant DNA technology, will radically advance treatment for wounds and other skin trauma. There is also a lot to learn about basic cell biology from the study of these proteins. P. ten Dijke, K.K. Iwata, “Growth factors for wound healing,” BioTechnology, 7, 793-8, August 1989. (Oncogene

Simon Silver
Oct 1, 1989

LIFE SCIENCES

BY SIMON SILVER
Department of Microbiology
& Immunology
University of Illinois
Chicago, IlL

" The availability of a range of human growth factors made on a factory scale from, recombinant DNA technology, will radically advance treatment for wounds and other skin trauma. There is also a lot to learn about basic cell biology from the study of these proteins.

P. ten Dijke, K.K. Iwata, “Growth factors for wound healing,” BioTechnology, 7, 793-8, August 1989. (Oncogene Science Inc., Manhasset, N.Y.) " Lyme disease, a “disease of the year” for campers and suburbanites, is caused by a spirochete, which (uniquely for bacteria) has a linear chromosome.

M.S. Ferdows, A.G. Barbour, “Megabase-sized linear DNA in the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi, the Lyme disease agent,” PNAS, 86, 5969-73, August 1989. (University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio)

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