We will characterize brain gene expression in epileptic, psychic, atrically disturbed and control patients using mRNA differential display technology. Large amount of DNA sequences will be generated and compared with known sequences in the database, such as genbank. Further work will be done once promising candidate genes are identified to characterize the differentially expressed genes and their potential link with the human diseases will be investigated.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Center for Research Resources (NCRR)
Type
Biotechnology Resource Grants (P41)
Project #
3P41RR006009-09
Application #
6282562
Study Section
Project Start
1998-08-01
Project End
1999-07-31
Budget Start
1997-10-01
Budget End
1998-09-30
Support Year
9
Fiscal Year
1998
Total Cost
Indirect Cost
Name
Mellon Pitts Corporation (Mpc Corp)
Department
Type
DUNS #
City
Pittsburgh
State
PA
Country
United States
Zip Code
15213
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