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Cloning of the Zucchini Opiate Receptor

The following article is from the science humor magazine Annals of Improbable Research. by Lloyd Fricker, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York This paper describes the cloning of the zucchini opiate receptor using an expression assay. We have undertaken this project for the following reasons: 1) Opiate receptors are important. 2) Cloning things is important. 3) Therefore, [...]