Describe what is a liposome and describe how it can be used in the medical field?
A liposome is a circular vesicle composed mainly of phospholipids and is used mainly in the medical field as a carrier vehicle to deliver drugs within the body.
You are asked to perform an acid-base titration to determine the exact concentration of the base. In this case, the base is NaOH. Why is this necessary?
NaOH is hygroscopic in that it has the ability to absorb water from air and therefore making it difficult to prepare an exact concentration.
You are given a recombinant protein to purify. You successfully purify this protein. How can you determine the purity of this protein?
You can use either SDS-PAGE or Western Blot to determine the purity of the protein or a combination of both methods.