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Antitermination

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Antitermination

Postby jbennetth » Mon Jun 06, 2011 3:55 pm

Does this refer to transcriptional control of genes via regulating the continuation of transcription?
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Postby APmicro » Mon Jun 13, 2011 5:17 am

Yes. if a transcription terminator sequence is present in an undesirable position, which would lead to premature termination, a particular protein binds to the RNA pol in such a way that it is unable to recognise the terminator sequence, thereby reading through. this is called Antitermination.
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