UCT BSL3 Inhalation and RNA Extraction System

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BSL3 Inhalation and RNA Extraction System
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The BSL3 inhalation and extraction systems allow safe aerosol infection with virulent clinical M. tuberculosis (MTB) strains in mice and safe medium-throughout RNA extraction from tissues, respectively. These systems will be integrated within a multiple instruments platform for the identification of host and pathogen candidate genes as drug targets against Tuberculosis. This state of the art system is critical for enabling murine deep lung infections with virulent clinical strains of MTB, efficient monitoring of health status of the mice and the immunological responses during infection, and sample preparation for downstream analyses.

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Other
Disciplines: 
Infectious Diseases
Life Expectancy: 
15years
Location
University of Cape Town
Rhodes Drive
Cape Town
7701

Contact Person/s

Name: Prof F Brombacher
Phone: +27 12-406-6147
Email: fbrombac@mweb.co.za

Grantholder

Title: Prof
First Name: F
Last Name: Brombacher
Phone: +27 12-406-6147
Email: fbrombac@mweb.co.za