April 2012

Consistent with this, cell extracts from the iba57Δ strain showed virtually no aconitase activity (Fig. 2A).

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In a well-lit, windowless cupboard alone
with a chirping machine,
a bucket of melting ice
and a persistent smell,
I danced.



poetry_gellingCristy Gelling received her Ph.D. in 2008 from the University of New South Wales, Australia, where she identified a maturation factor for Fe/S proteins like aconitase. She is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Pittsburgh studying the disease alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency and trying not to injure anyone with her dance moves.

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