You have discovered a new neurotransmitter (protein) produced by some cells in the brain. The protein was analyzed and its amino acid sequence identified. Explain how you might:

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A) Identify the location of the gene responsible for producing the neurotransmitter
B) identify brain cells in which the gene for the neurotransmitter is expressed
C) create bacterial colonies needed to produce large quantities of the neurotransmitter for use in treating a brain disorder

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