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Cellular and Molecular Biology

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Cells: Genetic Control, Expression

CELLS-SLA1NX

Tuberculosis is a bacterial infection that affects the respiratory system of a significant proportion of the world population.

You are studying human lung macrophages that have taken up Mycobacterium tuberculosis (the etiological agent of tuberculosis); in particular, you are examining the genes that are especially upregulated and expressed by the infected macrophages.

Which one of the following macrophage properties would BEST address your quest?

A

Proteome.

B

Genome.

C

Transcriptome.

D

Metabolome.